Olive leaf extract stabilizes blood sugar levels.
Olive fruit and oil are well-known for their rich stores of heart-healthy, skin-loving mono unsaturated fats. We’d take a bath in this skin-soothing stuff if we could – and eating a diet rich in olive fats is one of the foremost longevity-touting tenets of the Mediterranean Diet. But the branches of these beautiful trees, anciently-held symbols of abundance and peace, have a whole slew of health benefit to offer too.
Revered by many traditional cultures as a sort of cure-all and referenced in the Bible as medicinal : Ezekiel 47:12, the benefits of olive leaf extract run the gamut from stabilizing blood sugar, burning fat, fighting chronic fatigue and lowering cholesterol. Olive leaf extract is a great source of Oleuropein and Hydroxitirosol, two extremely powerful anti oxidants. Like the oil from the fruit, extracts from the olive leaf are anti-inflammatory, reduce blood pressure, and promote a youthful, supple skin tone. With anti-viral, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties olive leaf extract is a popular preventative to rely on during cold and flu season.
Olive leaf extract provides a massive dose of antioxidants. A commonality among so many super food, the antioxidant content of olive leaf fights viruses, aging and the free radicals.
Olive leaf extract stabilizes blood sugar levels: an infusion made from fresh olive leaves can be made in your own home if you’re lucky enough to live near an olive garden. For the rest of us, bottled OLIFE is the best source. A water infusion from fresh olive leaves made in Italy with a patented process that keeps intact their extraordinary properties. Olive leaf extract can help reduce blood pressure and protect against cardiovascular disease.
Oleuropein; a compound present in olive oil and olive leaf extract, is believed to be responsible for the blood pressure benefits conferred by the extract.