Olea Europaea / Olive Leaf
Olea Europaea 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 Europaea 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.
Olive Leaf Tincture
Herbal Apothecary produce a wide range of high quality tinctures. Tinctures are concentrated herbal extracts made by soaking the bark, berries, leaves (dried or fresh), or roots from one or more plants in alcohol and water. The alcohol pulls out the active ingredients in the plant parts, concentrating them as a liquid. Tinctures have been around for thousands of years and are a key component of traditional herbal medicine.
Olea Europaea Powder
Herbal Apothecary supply an extensive range of powdered herbs. Powdered herbs are produced by taking the bark, berries, leaves or roots of a plant, drying them and then turning them into a fine powder. There are various methods for doing this. At Herbal Apothecary, some of the powdered herb we supply arrives from our suppliers in this form. Other times we produce the powder ourselves from whole or cut herb using our in-house manufacturing capability.
Olive Leaf Cut Herb
Herbal Apothecary supply an extensive range of cut herb. Cut herb products are simply that – herbs which have been dried and cut into small pieces. Olea Europaea cut herb can be used as they are, or processed further and incorporated into different products, such as teas, infusions, creams and so on.
Olive Leaf Capsules
Herbal Apothecary supply a wide range of capsules containing powdered herb. Powdered herb is packaged into clear capsules. Olea Europaea capsules are a convenient way to consume this product. Herbal Apothecary cannot advise on appropriate doses or the medicinal properties of plants – we would encourage you to seek professional advise from a medical herbalist.