3. They fight against bacterial and viral infections
Oleuropein is especially useful in fighting against micro-organisms such as viruses and bacteria. It transforms into elenolic acid in the body, which stops the reproduction of amino acids in viruses and bacteria, thus preventing them from replicating and spreading.
4. They prevent aging
Free redicals can damage the skin by disrupting the process of DNA formation. Olive leaves are rich in phenols, antioxidants who neutralize free radicals and help revitalize our skin.
5. They reduce inflammation
Oleuropein's ability to fight against germs can cure infections and relieve inflammation.
6. The lower blood pressure
Researchers found that oleuropein can also improve blood circulation and prevent blood clotting. Olive leaves can also balance your blood sugar levels by improving the activity of liver insulin receptors.
7. They Fight against cholesterol
Olive leaves are also known for their ability to stop the formation of LDL ("bad cholesterol") by preventing oxidation.
8. They Reinforce the immune system
The phytochemicals found in olive leaves support the activity of Vitamin C, which is essential to our immune system.
9. They cure infections
As part of its antiviral activity, olive leaf extract can also cure viral infections such as herpes and influenza.
10. And the list goes on and on...
Since olive leaves have anti-viral, anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal properties, they can also help in cases of malaria, allergies, psoriasis, CFS (chronic fatigue syndrome) and more.
Convinced? Go to the nearest health & nature shop and ask for olive leaf extract.