Olive is the favorite vegetable of many people from all over the world. Scientists have confirmed that the olive tree is one of the oldest types of trees and it has been used for medicinal purposes since ancient times. Of course, this is something that many of you know.
What you probably don’t know is that the leaves of olive are the part of olive trees that has the strongest medicinal properties and may help people suffering from tuberculosis, pneumonia, meningitis, gonorrhea, flu, hepatitis B, herpes and many other diseases and health problems.
The main reason why these leaves are so efficient is the presence of oleuropein compound in them.
Furthermore, there is another special thing about olive leaves and that’s their use after surgery when the body is at risk from different fungi, bacteria and infections.
As we already said, oleuropein is known for its strong antibacterial, anti-parasitic and anti-fungal properties.
It is best to make an olive leaf tea. This tea is used for conditions such as chronic fatigue syndrome, hepatitis B, malaria, atherosclerosis, meningitis, gonorrhea, pneumonia, herpes, influenza, diphtheria, stomach ulcers, botulism, encephalitis and UTI (urinary tract infections).
Olive leaf tea should be taken right after chemo or whenever you feel stressed or when you feel anxiety in order to calm down.
Olive Leaf Tea Recipe
- 1 cup (250 ml) of boiling water;
- 20 dried olive leaves.
Take the leaves during spring period and leave them outside to dry. Once they are dried, place them in a clean glass container and store them in a cold, dark place.
In order to make the tea you will need 20 leaves. Place the leaves in boiling water and continue cooking for about ten minutes. After that, remove the pot and wait until the tea is cooled (about 15 minutes).
In case you want to get better taste, you can use some lemon or raw honey.
Olive leaf tea is excellent for every category of people and should be taken for 3-4 weeks in order to get the best results.
Via Kitchen nine