Botanical name Olea europea ▪
Olive Leaf is one of these herbs medicinal herbs which have been present in the treatment of health problems for so long. Today its benefits are being rediscovered. The benefits of Olive Leaf Cut and Sifted are recently emerging as a most promising and unique medicinal herb with multiple applications.
Harvesting Olive leaves are harvested between November and February. Leaves collected during this period contain the largest concentration in polyhenols and antioxidants.
Taste and aroma Quick and Gentle drying in well studied conditions keep the original color and the maximum concentration of healthy compounds within the dried leaves.
Uses Olive leaves are commonly used in tea infusion, animal feed and for extraction preparation. Olive leaves tea provides a soothing, relaxing, gently mellow herbal brew. The main compound, Oleuropein, is active against bacteria and insect pests, thus protecting the olive tree. This property has also been found to help protect humans too. European researchers discovered that oleuropein was effective at lowering blood pressure as well as increasing blood flow.
Historical uses The Olive Leaf was once considered one of the best natural herbs to be taken during ancient times.
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