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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

  • Highly recommend

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    2 capsules a day has cured, in just three days, a sore throat and ears which have lasted the last 6 weeks. Will continue to use till the end of winter. Highly recommend.

    Rachael

    10/07/18

  • This capsule is incredible!

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    I purchased less than a week ago as I'd heard great things. Oh my gosh! Two days ago I had sore throat, runny nose etc and after taking 2 caps for the past 2 days, the symptoms have gone! This is magic and I'm back here to order more!!

    Natasha

    24/06/18

  • I’m a believer

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    I was super hesitant buying these, thought the reviews were made up. But I was right in buying them! On two occasions since purchasing I have felt a scratchy throat and the start of a runny nose, each time I feel a little like I’m getting sick I take afew of these pills (spread out with food as recommended) and have found so far that they work! Fingers crossed for a cold-free winter!!

    Amy

    12/06/18

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