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Olive Leaf Extract

The olive tree (Olea europaea) has a long history of cultivation in Mediterranean regions, not only for its fruit and the olive oil produced from it, but also for the medicinal properties of Olive Leaf Extract from its leaves. Olive leaf’s antiviral, antibacterial and antioxidant properties may help to both prevent and treat colds and flu. Olive leaf extract may help prevent infection, assist recovery and strengthen a weakened immune system.

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Olive Leaf Extract Info

The olive tree (Olea europaea) has a long history of cultivation in Mediterranean regions, not only for its fruit and the olive oil produced from it, but also for the medicinal properties of its leaves. The ancient Egyptians first used olive leaf both as a medicine and to mummify pharaohs. They considered olive leaf a symbol of heavenly power. From the 1800s research into olive leaf revealed it as a potent treatment for malaria and high fevers. Its active ingredient oleuropein is a bitter glycoside that boosts immune function and is a tonic for the cardiovascular system.

Olive Leaf Extract Benefits

Olive leaf’s antiviral, antibacterial and antioxidant properties may help to both prevent and treat colds and flu. In fact any acute or chronic condition due to a viral, retroviral, bacterial, yeast or protozoal infection may potentially benefit from treatment with olive leaf. These include candida, herpes simplex, shingles, glandular fever, HIV/AIDS, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, psoriasis, hepatitis B, meningitis, malaria, RTIs, ENTs, UTIs, STDs and surgical infections. Olive leaf may help prevent infection, assist recovery and strengthen a weakened immune system.

In addition the bitter principle in olive leaf helps stimulate the liver and promote digestion. Olive leaf has several specific cardiotonic properties, being hypotensive, vasodilatory, reducing arrhythmias, increasing central and peripheral circulation. It is a potent antioxidant, helps maintain balanced blood sugar levels and healthy cholesterol levels.

Olive Leaf Extract Side Effects

Safe when taken as directed. Temporary nausea and discomfort may be experienced in the initial stages of treating chronic conditions, as toxic micro-organisms die and overload eliminative channels.

Product Reviews

  • Great Product

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    Get these every winter for the family and never regret it. I got a cold in my throat last week which was manageable as I upped the dose and it was gone in about 4 days. I've heard other people complain of a bad throat this winter for weeks. I work in a school so am open to all sorts of bugs but very rarely suffer. I believe Viralex is a big part of this success.

    Vanessa

    15/08/17

  • Great Product

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    I have been using Viralex tablets for a couple of years now. I got them to sample in A black Box promotion and loved them.

    As soon as i feel like i am getting a sore throat or start coughing or sneezing i get onto using them straight away and have managed to keep my symptoms at bay.

    Rose

    15/08/17

  • Loved the taste, I feel more confident

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    I stopped using conventional mouth wash about 3 years ago, and swapped to fluoride free toothpaste, and have been looking for something to freshen my mouth during the day, I don't chew gum either. I stumbled on this and wow, I absolutely love it and as an added bonus the olive leaf extract is good for helping me rid myself of candida overgrowth. I have just ordered more.

    Angela

    13/08/17

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