Organic Olive leaf is a natural antibiotic and antioxidant. Olive leaf can rejuvenate your energy and enhance your immune system, supports your cardio vascular system and promote general health and well-being.Olive leaves give a wonderful golden amber colour and a mild sweetness. This blend includes the delightful hint of apple.
What is it ?
Olives are native to Asia Minor and Syria, but are cultivated in Mediterranean countries and also Chile, Peru and South Australia. Olive leaf was first used medicinally in Ancient Egypt and was a symbol of heavenly power. It was also used to mummify pharaohs. More recent knowledge of the olive leaf’s medicinal properties dates back to the early 1800s when pulverised leaves were used in a drink to lower fevers. A few decades later, green olive leaves were used in tea as a treatment for malaria.
Research suggests that olive leaf may be a true anti-viral compound because it appears to selectively block an entire virus-specific system in the infected host. This appears to offer healing effects not addressed by pharmaceutical antibiotics. Olive leaf’s broad killing power includes an ability to interfere with critical amino acid production for viruses; an ability to contain viral infection and/or spread by inactivating viruses by preventing virus shredding, budding or assembly at the cell membrane; the ability to directly penetrate infected cells and stop viral replication.
As an antioxidant, Olive leaf extract protects those blood vessels from damage, and has been shown to be effective in protecting the heart from coronary occlusion. When taken over an extended period of time, it is believed to reverse arteriosclerosis. Olive leaves are astringent and antiseptic. Both the leaves and the bark have valuable febrifuge qualities.
Traditional Medicine uses
Olive leaf is the leaf of the olive tree (Olea europaea) was first used medicinally in Ancient Egypt. It is gaining recognition as a powerful defender against sickness and numerous scientific studies have been conducted to investigate the extracts beneficial properties. The reported benefits of olive leaf extract range from promoting increased energy and healthy blood pressure, to supporting the cardiovascular system and the immune system.
Expecting mothers should not drink Olive leaf tea
Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers/mothers-to-be, unless specifically prescribed by a qualified health care professional.
This is for two reasons:
- a) No trials have been done to establish safety during pregnancy.
While not known as an abortifacient herb, each person’s circumstances are different and in concentrated form it could have undesirable effects.
- b) Should a detox reaction be experienced) this could have an effect on an unborn or breast-fed baby or cause diarrhoea in the mother which could then pose a danger to the pregnancy.
Apple tea with its antioxidants helps in strengthening the immune system and enhances its ability to fight away diseases and infections. A cup of apple early in the morning keeps you healthy and energetic throughout the day with its anti-inflammatory properties, it works to keep away inflammation and pain. People suffering from arthritis or other conditions, benefit from regular consumption of apple tea.
Traditional Medicinal Uses
Apples contain phytonutrients which help in keeping the heart healthy. Regular consumption of apple tea help in reducing or lowering the risk of stroke.
Apple tea is known to reduce risks of developing a few types of cancers which include prostrate, colon and lung cancer, mainly for it quercetin content. A cup of apple tea is recommended in the evening for the most effectiveness.
A cup of apple tea every day, helps in reducing bad cholesterol and removing toxins away from the body. Regular consumption is effective in treating bad cholesterol.
Apple tea helps in expelling toxins from the digestive system. It works to accelerate the waste removal process with its ability to protect cells against oxidation stress.
Apple tea helps in lowering risk associated with Parkinson’s diseases. Regularly drinking apple tea helps in enhancing memory, builds body immunity and reduces risk of Parkinson’s disease.
Apple tea is good for people suffering from Type 2 Diabetes.Reports suggest that compounds present in apple tea help diabetics to process sugars better which helps people suffering from type 2 diabetes.
Organic Corsican Olive
INGREDIENTS: Olive Leaf, Apple and Pineapple
Infuse for a full 3 minutes
Organic Olive leaf is a natural antibiotic and antioxidant. Olive leaf can rejuvenate your energy and enhance your immune system, supports your cardio vascular system and promote general health and well-being. Olive leaves give a wonderful golden amber colour and a mild sweetness. This blend includes the delightful hint of apple.