Olive Polyphenols Boost the Immune System
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Olive leaf is the leaf of the olive tree was first used medicinally in Ancient Egypt? The reported benefits of olive leaf extract range from promoting increased energy and healthy blood pressure, to supporting the cardiovascular system and the immune system.
Olive polyphenols are shown to assist or boost the immune system’s ability to fight off illness, improve cardio system, and increase energy. The oleuropein, and other compound found in olive leaf, have a unique feature that makes the leaves particularly effective in fighting against various micro-organisms such as bacteria and viruses.
These substances impair the ability of the viruses to create amino acids, thus preventing their ability to reproduce and multiply. These compounds act just against the micro-organisms, actually achieving what antibiotics could not achieve – a targeted attack of the problem, instead of attacking the micro-organisms along with the body.