Simple Herbal Extracts | Olive Leaf


Olive Leaf

Botanical Name

Olea europaea

Part Used



None *

Traditional Information*

Olive is used in Europe for hypertension, impaired circulation, diabetes and as a diuretic. Its effects on high blood pressure are slow acting but definite and long lasting when used in combination with Motherwort, Linden, or Chrysanthemum, Olive leaf also has antiviral activity, but research is unclear how useful it is in-vivo.

Herbal Therapeutics Research Library, David Winston (RH) AHG

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