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Olive Leaf

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Olive Leaf - OLEA EUROPAEA

(Cut & Sifted) (Organically Grown) Available in 1 OZ, 1/4 LB, 1/2 LB, 1 LB.

COMMON NAME

Standardized: olive

BOTANICAL NAME

Olea europaea L.
Plant Family: Oleaceae

INTRODUCTION

The olive is a small evergreen tree native to Mediterranean regions, but naturalized to climates as varied as those of Australia, California, and Texas. The well-known green to blue-black fruit of this tree yields a useful, edible oil. Both the oil and the dried green-grayish colored leaves are used in herbal medicine.

CONSTITUENTS

Apigenin, choline, cinchonine, luteolin, mannitol, olivin, tannins.

PARTS USED

Dried leaves and leaf fragments.

TYPICAL PREPARATIONS

Traditionally used as a tea, sometimes available in tea bags; also used with great success in extracts and capsules.

PRECAUTIONS

Specific: No known precautions.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.*