The benefits that these leaves can have help in the cardiovascular and immune system, they increase our energy, promote a healthy blood pressure, prevent diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease.
Olives are cultivated in the Mediterranean countries. They also grow in the south of Australia, Peru, and Chile. Olive tree leaves were used for the Pharaohs’ mummification and their medicinal properties were used in ancient Egypt for the first time. They were also a symbol of the divine power.
Back in 1800, olive tree leaves were added to drinks that were supposed to lower fever, and only a few decades later, green olive tree leaves were used as a tea in the treatment of malaria.
The antibacterial properties that these leaves possess have been used to treat a wide variety of such illnesses like: candida infections, meningitis, encephalitis, influenza, the Human Herpes virus 6 and 7, hepatitis B, pneumonia, common cold, Epstein – Barr virus (EBV), Herpes I and II, herpes zoster, malaria, fastidiousness, chronic fatigue, tuberculosis, gonorrhea, severe diarrhea, urinary tract infections, infections of the ear, dental surgeries, HIV / ARC / AIDS.
The extract of these leaves has been proved to protect the heart of coronary occlusion. It also protects the blood vessels from damage. When it’s taken for a long time, the extract of olive tree leaves can also prevent arteriosclerosis.
All the benefits of olive tree leaves and the components of the olive tree, in general, have led to a new scientific interest in the “Mediterranean diet.” The Mediterranean diet contains high concentrations of olive oil.
It is very good for your health to start using olive oil into your diet, but the addition of olive tree leaves is another natural form to improve your health in ways that you didn’t know were possible.
The extract of olive tree leaves is available in the form of capsules, in the form of oil or simply on the leaves. You can prepare some tea using these leaves and honey, or simply put several drops of the extract of olive tree leaves directly on your tongue.