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Anyone have any thoughts on olive leaf extract?

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Dr. Homeira Izadi
Anti-Aging Medicine
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In brief: Treat hypertension

There are some potential use for olive leaf extract as anti oxidant, anti bacterial or anti viral effect but there is no scientific study to prove it, there is one recent study for treating hypertension: bsusalit e, agus n, effendi i, et al.
Olive (olea europaea) leaf extract effective in patients with stage-1 hypertension: comparison with captopril. Phytomedicine. 2011 feb 15;18(4):251-8.

In brief: Treat hypertension

There are some potential use for olive leaf extract as anti oxidant, anti bacterial or anti viral effect but there is no scientific study to prove it, there is one recent study for treating hypertension: bsusalit e, agus n, effendi i, et al.
Olive (olea europaea) leaf extract effective in patients with stage-1 hypertension: comparison with captopril. Phytomedicine. 2011 feb 15;18(4):251-8.
Dr. Homeira Izadi
Dr. Homeira Izadi
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Dr. Patty Crocker
Anti-Aging Medicine

In brief: Oleuropein

The main therapeutic agent in olive leaf extract, oleuropein is a powerful antioxidant.
The olive tree defends itself from bacteria, fungi, parasites ; insects via the compounds it produces. Olive leaf extract is purported to strengthen the immune system and promote a healthy intestinal environment.

In brief: Oleuropein

The main therapeutic agent in olive leaf extract, oleuropein is a powerful antioxidant.
The olive tree defends itself from bacteria, fungi, parasites ; insects via the compounds it produces. Olive leaf extract is purported to strengthen the immune system and promote a healthy intestinal environment.
Dr. Patty Crocker
Dr. Patty Crocker
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Dr. Steven Margolis
Family Medicine

In brief: Olive Leaf is good

Olive leaf is a good immune booster and also good for lowering blood pressure.
We have had success with both.

In brief: Olive Leaf is good

Olive leaf is a good immune booster and also good for lowering blood pressure.
We have had success with both.
Dr. Steven Margolis
Dr. Steven Margolis
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Dr. Doina Marina
Anti-Aging Medicine

In brief: Hypertension Rx

Olive leaf contains active flavonoids, bitter terpenoids and glycosides.
400 mg q.I.D. In a french study was not successful. In a rat model, salt-sensitive hypertension responded well. Olea europaea as gemmotherapy can be used preventively and therapeutically in families with high incidence of elevated blood pressure.

In brief: Hypertension Rx

Olive leaf contains active flavonoids, bitter terpenoids and glycosides.
400 mg q.I.D. In a french study was not successful. In a rat model, salt-sensitive hypertension responded well. Olea europaea as gemmotherapy can be used preventively and therapeutically in families with high incidence of elevated blood pressure.
Dr. Doina Marina
Dr. Doina Marina
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In brief: Blood Pressure

Olive leaf extracts and their oleuropein constituents are best known for their blood pressure-lowering effects.
Some studies even suggest it could be as effective as some blood pressure medications: susalit e, et al. Olive leaf extract effective in patients with stage-1 hypertension: comparison with captopril. Phytomedicine.2011 feb 15;18(4):251-8.

In brief: Blood Pressure

Olive leaf extracts and their oleuropein constituents are best known for their blood pressure-lowering effects.
Some studies even suggest it could be as effective as some blood pressure medications: susalit e, et al. Olive leaf extract effective in patients with stage-1 hypertension: comparison with captopril. Phytomedicine.2011 feb 15;18(4):251-8.
Dr. Christopher Calendine
Dr. Christopher Calendine
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