Olive leaf extract is commonly used to treat infections, inflammation,
diabetes, and hypertension. It can trigger insulin release and improve
cellular uptake of glucose, thus helping regulate glucose metabolism.
It also has excellent antioxidant, antibacterial and anti-viral
TRADITIONAL AND CURRENT USES
KEY ACTIONS: Antiarrhythmic, Antihypertensive, Antioxidant, Anti-inflammatory, Antibacterial, Antispasmodic, Antiviral, Diuretic, Glucoregulatory, Statin
All infections: Antioxidant and antimicrobial properties boost the
immune system and directly inhibit many pathogenic organisms, including
ringworm and Candida.
High Blood Pressure (Hypertension): Lowers blood pressure.
High Cholesterol: Lowers cholesterol.
Urinary System: Promotes urination.
CAUTIONS/CONTRAINDICATIONS: No severe adverse effect reported.
Hypoglycemic agents: May have additive effects; diabetics use with caution when taking insulin or oral hypoglycemic drugs.
Antihypertensive: May have additive effects; may cause dangerously low
blood pressure when used with diuretics, ACE inhibitors, Angiotensin-2
receptor antagonists, beta blockers, calcium channel blockers, alpha
blockers, or central alpha agonists.