Monday, April 9, 2012
Olive Leaf ......
The benefits of the olive leaf have been well known in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern countries for centuries.
The Mediterranean diet is recognized for being one of the healthiest in the world, with people from Greece, Italy and other Mediterranean areas renowned for their longevity. The secret lies in the olive tree; many are familiar with the health benefits of high quality olive oil less known outside the Mediterranean region is the benefit of the olive leaf.
Greeks regard the olive tree and its products with reverence, in a country where the tree has been cultivated for thousands of years and is closely tied to Greece’s ancient heritage. Homer claimed in his writings that the ancient olive tree growing in Athens was already 10,000 years old.
Medicinal use of olive leaves was referenced by Hippocrates and now becoming more prominently documented in modern allopathic medical and holistic therapeutic texts.
This natural medicinal herb acts beneficially in five major areas:
1. Immune System Support for optimal health
2. Pathogens Control (virus, bacteria, fungi, parasites)
3. Energy Booster (build lasting energy reserves without caffeine or synthetic stimulants)
4. Cardiovascular circulation & heart health
5. Anti - inflammatory properties
Incorporating the therapeutic qualities of olive leaf in your day to day dietary fare is as easy as enjoying a cup of tea.
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