The Power Of The Olive Leaf: Three Reasons To Take It Now
By Stephen Eddey, Naturopath and Nutritional consultant with Australis Natural Health College. As featured on the Sydney Unleashed website. Posted date May, 2016.
As the cooler months are approaching are you typically the person on the train, trying to hold in his/her coughing and sneezing?
It might be useful learning about nature’s liquid gold packed with powerful antioxidants, drawn from the trusty olive leaf extract, used for centuries in Mediterranean countries for its medicinal properties.
Stephen Eddey, Naturopath and Nutritional consultant with Australis Natural Health College reveals the value of this golden liquid that has scientists helping millions maintaining their health wealth.
1. It fights free radicals
Free radicals are nasty unstable molecules that can accumulate in your body and accelerate health problems. Research has shown fresh picked olive leaf extract acts like a free-radical scavenger and was also shown in a study to have the highest free-radical scavenging ability out of 55 common medicinal herbs[i]. Free radicals may be the cause of inflammation and a weaker immune system, so the more fighting power you’ve got, the better.
2. It boosts immunity
If you are often being ravaged by cold and flu, chances are your immunity isn’t in the best shape it could be. Olive leaf extract is one of the most powerful antioxidants available. Olive Leaf Extract can help support immunity and general wellbeing.
3. It’s a cold & flu fighter
If you are unlucky enough to fall victim of colds & flu, Olive Leaf Extract may offer you relief. Olive Leaf Extract is traditionally used in Western Herbal medicine to relieve symptoms of coughs, colds & flu, sore throats and upper respiratory tract infections.
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