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The Power of Olive Leaf

The Olive Tree

The olive tree produces oil that’s known for its benefits as a healthy dietary fat, amongst other uses like lamp oil and soap.
Olive leaves have been used for healing since ancient times.
The olive tree has been cultivated by man for thousands of years. It grows to about 10 metres tall and possesses a gnarled trunk and oblong leaves. It can live for thousands of years.

Olive Leaf Properties

The most prominent healing property of olive leaf is oleuropein, an antioxidant. It also contains a variety of amino acids, beta-carotene, zinc, iron, vitamin C, chromium, and selenium. These elements all work together to bring you its healing effects.

Olive Leaf Extract

Olive leaf extract concentrates the beneficial components of olive leaf and creates a powerful medicine. It is an antimicrobial agent, which helps fight bacteria, viruses, fungi, and yeast. It reduces blood pressure by clearing the arteries. It lessens insulin resistance and increases glucose uptake. It reduces cholesterol and lessens LDL cholesterol oxidisation. It assists the immune system, is an anti-inflammatory, a diuretic, reduces fevers, and helps digestion.

Olive leaf extract may help improve flu and colds, tinea, angina, gout, oedema and fluid retention, diabetes, fevers, infections, candida, mouth ulcers, pharyngitis, and tonsillitis.

Natures Naturals Olive Leaf Throat Spray

Natures Naturals olive leaf throat spray is a good alternative to antibiotics in the beginning stages of a bacterial or viral infection. It’s best not to revert to antibiotics every time you get sick or the bacteria can gain a resistance to it. Our olive leaf spray also contains peppermint oil and menthol oil. It is a probiotic formula that helps you maintain a healthy digestive system. It also contains papaya fruit enzymes, sage leaf extract (Salvia officinalis), dried marigold flower (Calenda officinalis), clove bud oil, manuka honey, and the probiotics L. acidophilus, L.casei, L plantarum, L.bulgaricus, L.fermenti, B.lactis, B.bifidum, Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

You can find our olive leaf throat spray here. If you’re interested in learning more, visit our olive leaf information page.