Olive Leaf – Olea europaea
Olive Leaf Powder is the leaf of the olive tree (Olea europaea). Although olive oil is well known for its flavor and health benefits, the leaf has been used medicinally in various times and places.
Historically the benefits of olive leaves have been widely touted, and been used by various cultures for both medicinal and nutritional uses. The phenolic compounds of the olive tree are concentrated in the leaves, and contain phenolic compounds including oleuropein, hydroxytyrosxol, tyrosol, luteolin, rutin, caffeic acid, catechin and apigenin.
Fresh Olive Leaf Extract is known to contain over 100 phytochemicals. Oleuropein and hydroxytyrosol impart the signature bitter taste.
Country of Origin: Greece