The olive leaf has been used as a health remedy for many centuries, dating back to the Ancient Egyptians. The Bible references the use of olive leaf in medicine – “the fruit thereof shall be for meat, and the leaf thereof for medicine.”
In more recent years, there is a growing body of scientific evidence evolving that demonstrates the clinical effectiveness of the olive leaf for a variety of diseases and conditions.
Olive leaf has been incorporated in the diet as an extract, tea and powder (in consumable products and cosmetic preparations). The leaf contains a wide variety of bioactive compounds that are beneficial for health and wellness.1,2