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Olive Leaf Extract

Other Names: Olive, Olive Oil, Olive Leaves, Sweet Oil, Olivier, Cultivated Olive, European Olive, Lucca Oil, Olea Europaea
Traditional Usages: Food, Culinary Aid, Constipation, Lead Colic, Pin Worms in Children, Gastric and Duodenal Ulcers, Taken Dailly Prevents Heart Disease and Arteriosclerosis and to Alleviate Muscular Pain, Increasing HDL, Decreasing LDL, Rubbing Oil on skin for Rheumatism and Gout, Aches and Pains, Use Leaves to Dilate Coronary Arteries and Improve Circulation, Moderately High Blood Pressure, Infections of the Urinary tract, Nephritis, Promote Appetite and Digestion, Good for Disorders of the Breast and Lungs, Laxative, Disinfect Wounds, Olive Tea leaf lowers Fevers, Mediterranean Diet, Used to Prevent Stretch Marks on the bodies of Pregnant Women, Plague, Dropsy,
Resources: Mediterranean Countries, Turkey, Syria, Chile, Peru, Australia
Parts Used: Oil, Leaves
Herb Action: Lowers blood pressure, mild diuretic, mild hypoglycemic, nutritive
Herbal Research: Olive Oil

Olive Leaf Extract - Herbal remedy for Athletes Foot: The leaves of the olive tree have been used throughout history for medicinal purposes in treating fevers, infections and wounds and it can treat athletes foot. Boil 10 teaspoons of dried olive leaves in one litre of water for 10-15 minutes. Allow to cool and strain. Soak feet in it before bedtime.

Olive Leaf Extract - Herbal remedy for Blood Pressure: Fresh or dried olive leaves can be boiled in water and taken as herbal tea twice daily. Olive leaf extract can also be used.

Olive Leaf Extract– Herbal remedy for Genital Herpes: Put 10 drops of the liquid form in a little water and drink 2-3 times a day.

Olive Leaf Extract – Herbal remedy for Heart Disease:  Take 500 milligrams of olive leaf extract in form of tablet twice daily.

Olive Leaf extract - Herbal remedy for Hepatitis:  The components in olive leaf extract may have the ability to attack the Hepatitis C virus and render it incapable of reproducing itself. The leaves of the plant are used in the preparation of the extract. It comes in liquid and capsule form.

Olive Leaf Extract - Herbal remedy for Hypertension:  Take 500 milligram twice daily. If fresh or dried olive leaves are available infuse 10 leaves in hot water and take twice daily.

Olive Leaf Extract - Herbal remedy for Mumps: Olive Leaf extract can help protect against a wide variety of viral, bacterial, fungal and parasitic invasions. Teabags are available from health stores. Take three cups of tea per day.

Olive Leaf Extract - Herbal remedy for Pneumonia: Drink 1 or 2 cups of olive leaf extract tea before bed. Olive leaf extract acts as a natural antibiotic and will help your body fight your infection by attacking the pneumonia. Olive leaf extract is sold in tea form at health food stores. It is also available in capsules, powder and as a liquid elixir, if you wish to take it in a form other than tea.

Olive Leaf Extract - Herbal remedy for Warts:  Take 250-500 milligrams of olive leaf extract three times per day for its antiviral activity.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal remedies


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