Olive leaves have been renowned for thousands of years for their healing benefits.
Olive leaf extract was traditionally used in the Middle East to treat wounds and infections. Olive leaf extract is one of the best ways to destroy dangerous pathogenic bacteria and viruses.
The unique polyphenols in olive leaves are considered to be the responsible for giving olive oil and olive leaves their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Oleuropein is the active component in olive leaf extract which is converted in the body from oleuropein into elolenic acid. Elolenic acid enhances immunity so the body can effectively destroy viruses, pathogenic bacteria, and fungi.
Olive leaf has 400 percent more antioxidants than vitamin C and double the antioxidants found in green tea.
Health Benefits of Olive Leaf:
1) Strengthens the Immune System:
Olive leaf extract can help support the functions of the immune system. If it is used regularly, the extract will increase the body's ability to fight off illness and disease.
2) Fights Candida (Yeast) Infections