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Olea europa / Olive Leaf Tincture
£4.69 – £10.75
Tincture made by a process of hydro-ethanolic percolation, with a ratio of 1 part Olive Leaf to 3 parts liquid. Liquid comprises of 75% water and 25% sugar beet derived ethanol.
Olea is a genus of about 40 species in the family Oleaceae, native to warm temperate and tropical regions of southern Europe, Africa, southern Asia, and Australasia. They are evergreen trees and shrubs, with small, opposite, entire leaves. The fruit is a drupe. Leaves of Olea contain trichosclereids.
For humans, the most important species is by far the olive (Olea europaea), native to the Mediterranean region, Africa, southwest Asia, and the Himalayas. Olive leaf is the leaf of the olive tree (Olea europaea) and was first used medicinally in Ancient Egypt.
Medicinal Action and Uses
Anti-Bacterial – An important olive leaf benefit is its ability to fight off infections. Olive leave extracts have an antimicrobial effect against bacteria and fungi.
Anti-Cancer – Olive leaves show an important role as a natural cancer treatment because of its ability to stop the angiogenic process, which stimulates the growth of tumors.
Anti-Inflammatory – olive leaf is an anti-inflammatory agent, and so can be used as a natural arthritis remedy.
Antipyretic – Olive Leaf has traditionally been used to reduce a fever.
Cardiovascular – The oleuropein compound found in Olive Leaf , (which is a polyphenol,) is a potent antioxidant that lowers blood pressure naturally and prevents cardiovascular disease.
Immunostimulant – Olive Leaf benefits include immune system support, an increase in energy and promoting healthy blood pressure.
Skin Complaints – Olive leaf has the power to reverse years of damage to your skin and the signs of aging. Because of the olive leaf’s antioxidant properties, it helps to prevent certain types of cell damage, especially those caused by oxidation.
Product is supplied in amber PET bottles with tamper evident screw tops.
250ml, 500ml, 1000ml