Prevents Cancer and Protects Against Cancer: Olive leaf extract has been demonstrated in experiments on mice with tumor inhibitory effect. In the final stages of tumor treatment, the tumor volume was significantly reduced. In addition, other studies have shown that breast cancer prevention capabilities and breast cancer has stopped the growth of tissue culture.
Develops Bones: A Spanish study conducted in 2011 found that oleuropein accelerated the production of bone-enhancing cells, thereby preventing bone density loss and fighting bone resorption.
Anti-Virus and Anti-Bacterial Properties: Oleuropein and other compounds in the olive leaf are a unique feature that makes the olive leaf effective in the fight against various micro-organisms such as bacteria and viruses. These substances weaken the ability of viruses to produce amino acids and thus prevent their reproduction and proliferation. These components fight against micro-organisms and actually succeed in achieving antibiotics.
Antioxidant Effect: The olive leaf also contains phenol and antioxidants which neutralize the action of free radicals. Free radicals are active substances that damage the DNA formation process. Damage to the reproduction of DNA causes the cells to age more rapidly.
Anti-Inflammatory Properties: One of the most common uses of olive leaf is the healing of various infections in the body. Anti-microbial activity of oleuropein prevents inflammation.
Lowers Blood Pressure: Oleuropein has found the ability to relax blood vessels, reduce blood pressure and even prevent blood clots. In addition, olive leaves help to stop the irregular heartbeat, accelerate blood flow in the coronary arteries, and keep blood sugar levels in balance.
Fights Cholesterol: In addition to all these benefits, olive leaves are capable of fighting LDL (bad cholesterol) formation by preventing oxidation. This oxidized cholesterol is considered bad cholesterol and is harmful to our health.
Strengthens the Immune System: Olive leaf is traditionally used to improve the function of the immune system and to strengthen the body’s fight against invasive organisms. It has been shown that the liquid essence obtained from fresh olive leaves has almost twice the amount of green tea extract and 4 times more antioxidant capacity than vitamin C.
It is effective in preventing and ameliorating viral diseases due to the excellent fighting of olive leaf against various viruses.
It treats other diseases: The olive leaf is effective in the treatment of a wide variety of diseases as it fights against bacteria, viruses and even fungal infections (such as candida). Meanwhile, the olive leaf struggles against malaria, polio, psoriasis, allergies, colds, tuberculosis, various infections (liver, teeth, ears, and many other organs), chronic fatigue and more.
How to prepare olive leaf tea at home?
If you have access to olive trees, you can make your own tea. Make sure that only olive leaves are of good quality and are not treated with insecticides. Collect the time when the dew of the olive leaves dries out. Leaves should ideally be dried in the oven only below 65 degrees Celsius. When the olive leaves are dry, shred them by hand and remove them. Infuse a tablespoon of dry olive leaf for 10-15 minutes in a cup of hot water and then through the strainer. You can drink 3 cups a day. Tea with honey due to bitter taste. Eat this tea with food to avoid stomach irritation.
Side Effects of Olive Leaf
Olive leaves are considered to be healthy. However, it conflicts with certain chemotherapy drugs. In addition, people with low blood pressure should pay attention to their blood pressure. So don’t let the blood pressure drop too much. As a general rule, stay healthy to meet the next article on medicinal plants
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