Olive tree is used for different purposes for a period of 3000 years. In today’s world, people give accent to olive tree’s fruits and products made of it. But did you know about the fantastic healing properties that olive leaf tea has?
Numerous “hidden” health benefits can be found in the olive leaves. Oleuropein is an active compound that can be found in olive leaves which has powerful antibacterial properties.
You can improve your health condition by using olive leaves. Diseases caused by bacteria such as pneumonia, tuberculosis, influenza and others. It can also help in urinary tract infections and surgical infections.
Olive leaves are rich with compounds that can help in the process of strengthening the immune system and increase energy, also they have anti-fungal, antibacterial anti-parasite and antiviral properties. These leaves help in eliminating and soothing numerous health conditions, reduce blood pressure, regulate blood sugar and bad cholesterol levels and treats coronary diseases.
The compounds consisted in olive leaves can treat a very long list of diseases. Olive leaves can especially help with the following health issues: arthritis, malaria, diabetes, herpes, atherosclerosis, hepatitis C, B and A, meningitis, diphtheria, listeria, ulcer, flu, urinary tract inflammation and chlamydia infections.
How To Prepare This Healthy Olive Leaf Tea
- 15-20 dried olive leaves
- 5 oz water
Boil the water and add the olive leaves in it. Cook for another 2 or 3 minutes. After that, put the bowl away from the fire and let it stand still for 10 minutes or so. Throw the olive leaves afterwards. You can consume the olive leaf tea while it is still warm or cooled. Add some honey and /or lemon if you want to improve its taste.
The olive leaf tea must be consumed on a daily base, in order to feel the tea’s healing properties. Healthy people should drink it as well, because this way they will prevent of catching some diseases. The olive leaf tea tastes sweet with mild bitter flavor.
Newer studies have shown that olive leaf tea contains even more antioxidants than green tea, which makes it the healthiest tea in the world.