Olives are usually grown in the Mediterranean and as well as in Chile, Peru and Australia. You have all heard about the olive oil and its miraculous health benefits, but little of you have heard about the benefits of the olive leaves. They have been used even in ancient times, namely they were utilized for mummification of the Pharaohs, and the first medical uses were in the ancient Egypt. The leaves were widely used then because it symbolized great power. They were included in drinks, and in the 1800s were used against fever. Furthermore, they were added to malaria infusions.
Nowadays, scientists use the olive leaf quite often due to its miraculous health properties, mostly in the fight against Alzheimer and diabetes. Further on, they supply defense for the cardiovascular and body immune systems, then they increase energy levels and support great blood pressure.
The usage of these leaves is pretty much wide thanks to their anti-bacterial properties:
- Yeast infections
- Influence Human virus herpes 6 and 7
- Herpes I and II
- Liver disease B
- Epstein Barr virus (EBV)
- Urinary system
- Severe diarrhea
- Ear infections.
With this recipe you can say goodbye to Alzheimer’s, stroke, diabetes, high blood pressure and many more
Recipe for extract preparation from olive leaves at home:
Both dried and fresh olive leaves can be used for preparing this extract. You need a lot of olive leaves about 100 to 150 fresh leaves per liter water. If you choose to use dry leaves lower the amount to one third. Washing the leaves properly is a must, and for that reason leave them in a water with baking soda for a few minutes and rinse them completely.
Afterwards, put these leaves in water and boil them. When the water reaches the boiling point, lower heat and simmer for extra 15 minutes. Strain the liquid and put in glass bottles and keep it in a refrigerator. Now, you have ready extract.
You need to take 1 teaspoon of the extract three times in a day with the meal. You can dilute it with water if you find the extract too strong.
Include olive oil into your daily regimen or olive leaves as they are amazing for the overall health.