Olive leaf (32 products)


Olive Leaf extract has traditionally been used in Western Herbal Medicine for the relief of coughs, colds, flu, sore throats and to help reduce fevers. As well as their immune benefits Olive Leaf have a long history of use as an herbal tonic to support cardiovascular function. Olive Leaf acts as an antioxidant and has antimicrobial actions within the body. Research shows that Olive Leaf extract assists in the maintenance of normal heart function and helps to maintain a normal healthy cardiovascular system.


Olive Leaf extract is sourced from the very same tree that olives themselves are harvested from. With 400% more antioxidant power than the equivalent amount of Vitamin C, Olive Leaf extract is a powerful free-radical scavenger.


Research suggests that Olive Leaf compounds such as oleuropein, may enhance the body’s efforts to fight invading organisms via two different processes. Firstly, they appear to stimulate phagocytosis (the process in which immune system cells engulf and destroy invading organisms, and secondly by interfering with the ability of bacteria and viruses to replicate themselves and cause infection.


Safe for children


Kids are more susceptible than adults in catching the common cold virus. With their immune systems still developing and the tendency to spend lots of time with other children in classrooms and group activities, they can have as many as ten colds a year. The adult immune system is more robust, however adults can still catch an average of 2-4 colds each year.


How to use Olive Leaf?


The easiest way to use Olive Leaf is to take it in the form of Olive Leaf extract capsules, Olive Leaf extract liquid or Olive Leaf extract tablets.


Where to buy Olive Leaf extract?


Mr Vitamins has some of the very best Olive Leaf extract brands available, such as Comvita and Herbs of Gold.


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