0
NZ$0.00
Skip to main content

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.

Filter Your Selection HIDE SHOW
Sort By
per page - 16 Item(s)
Sort By
per page - 16 Item(s)

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

  • Winter is coming!!

    star

    I wouldn't face winter without this product. Pays to start early and build yourself up.

    Christine

    8/02/18

  • comvita olive leaf

    star

    I was put onto this product by a friend, and it has certainly helped my asthma, and my eyes.

    Anne

    6/02/18

  • High Blood Pressure

    star

    I was recommended by a herbalist to take this to reduce my blood pressure and i am happy to report that this is a brilliant product. I take 1000mg per day, 2 in the morning and 2 at night for the last three months; will knock it back to 2 per day. I have also read it can reduce Hep B ...currently trialling that on my husband. Who has also just been thru chemo/radiation treatment. Will update after he has his next blood test.

    Lynley

    6/02/18

Wellness Blog

  • What makes Olive Leaf Extract so Good?

    Comvita® has one of the world’s largest specialised olive leaf groves with approximately one million olive trees over two plantations in South East Queensland, Australia. Growing, harvesting and extracting fresh at the source only using ...

  • Olive leaf: The natural immune-booster

    Olives are a staple of many diets today, and it’s not hard to see why. Along with the pleasantly distinctive flavour, the olive fruit is also thought to be responsible for some substantial health benefits. ...

Please wait...

  • Product successfully added to cart
You have in your Shopping Cart

Product successfully removed from cart

Checkout Continue Shopping

Please wait, processing your order...