What makes the oil in the olive leaf so benefial? The olive leaf combines a unique blend of compounds; cytokine, a concentrated polyphenol acts as an antioxidant. The compound oleuropein is antifungal and antimicrobial and may also be beneficial in the treatment of cancer. Oleuropeoside appears able to dilate bloods vessels, helpful for lowering high blood pressure. Compounds in the leaf have also been linked to lowering blood sugar levels and acting as protection against oxidating factors that negatively affect blood cholesterol.
The antioxidant potential of olive leaf polyphenolics is exceptional. When a range of superior natural antioxidant products were measured for their oxygen radical absorbance capacity or ORAC (an internationally recognised laboratory technique that measures total antioxidant effect), Olive Leaf Complex was shown to have a value 400% that of Vitamin C, and also significantly higher than both grape seed extract and green tea extract. When compared to other 'superfruit' juices, such as Noni, Acai, Goji and Mangosteen, olive leaf antioxidant clearly demonstrated its power.
Due to its potential blood pressure lowering effects, those taking anti-hypertensive medications may need to have these reduced after taking Olive Leaf Complex. In addition, Pregnant or lactating women should consult a healthcare professional before taking this product.
One Vegetarian Capsule Provides:
Standardised Olive Leaf extract (18% oleuropein) 200mg, Olive Leaf powder 100mg
In a base of alfalfa, spirulina and bilberry.
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