Organic Olive Leaf

Category
Dried Herbs > Leaves
Organic Olive Leaf are leaves from the Olea europea plant. These leaves are wonderful to use as a mouthwash or topically on skin. . . . read more

Selected Size/Selection: 250g

250g
$15.90 (AUD)
GST Free

 

Product Details

Dried olive leaf can be utilised in various ways for its potential health benefits. Here are some common uses of dried olive leaf:

  1. Herbal Tea:

    • Antioxidant Beverage: Dried olive leaf can be steeped in hot water to make a herbal tea. This tea is rich in antioxidants like oleuropein, which can help neutralise free radicals and support overall health.
    • Immune Support: Olive leaf tea is believed to have immune-boosting properties, aiding the body's defense against infections and viruses.
  2. Topical Applications:

    • Skin Care: Infusions or decoctions made from dried olive leaf can be applied topically to the skin. Olive leaf  is known for its antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties, making it beneficial for various skin conditions such as acne, eczema, or dermatitis. It may help soothe irritation, reduce inflammation, and protect the skin from environmental damage.
  3. Oral Health:

    • Mouthwash or Oral Rinse: Olive leaf extract can be diluted in water to create a mouthwash or oral rinse. It may help kill bacteria in the mouth, reduce plaque formation, and promote gum health. 
    • Dental Care: Some toothpaste or dental products incorporate olive leaf for its potential antibacterial properties, aiding in oral hygiene.
  4. Infusions and Decoctions:

    • Respiratory Support: Olive leaf can be used to make infusions or decoctions that may help support respiratory health. It is believed to have expectorant properties, helping to relieve coughs and congestion.
    • Digestive Health: Infusions or decoctions made from dried olive leaf can support digestive health. It may help soothe gastrointestinal discomfort and promote overall digestive wellness.
  5. Incorporation in Culinary Preparations:

    • Cooking: While less common, dried olive leaf can be incorporated into culinary dishes for added flavour and potential health benefits. It can be used as a seasoning or added to soups, stews, or sauces.
    • Infusions in Cooking: Olive leaf infusions can be used as a cooking liquid for grains or legumes, infusing dishes with its subtle flavor and potential health properties.
  6. Natural Home Remedies:

    • Wound Care: Olive leaf extract may be used topically to clean and disinfect minor wounds or cuts. It may help prevent infection and promote faster healing.
    • Soothing Compresses: Infusions or decoctions of olive leaf can be used to create soothing compresses for sore muscles or joints, providing relief from discomfort.

Place of Origin

Spain - Organic

Botanical Name

Olea europea

Form

Leaf

Ingredients

100% Olive.
No preservatives, artificial colours, sweeteners or flavours.
Gluten free, dairy free and no added sugar.
Vegetarian/Vegan.

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