Origin: Leaves of Olea europea or olive plant
Also Known As: Olive leaf extract
Overview: Olive Leaf is the leaf of the olive tree (Olea europaea) and contains the main bioactive of hydroxytyrosol and oleuropein. Olive Leaf appears to potently protect LDL cholesterol from oxidation. Olive Leaf also appears to have beneficial effects on glucose metabolism as well as fat burning effects through increased thyroid hormones and adrenaline.
The main component of olive leaf called oleuropein has has antioxidant, antibacterial, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and immune-stimulating properties.
- Lowering blood pressure
- Improving cardiovascular health
- Reduction of blood sugar levels
- Reduction of cancer risk
- Improving brain function
- Improving skin health due to its antioxidant properties
- Preventing common colds and fighting viruses that may cause influenza and other respiratory diseases
Common Dosage: 500 to 1000 mg daily