Olive leaf extract may help treat hypertension or high blood pressure. Stage one hypertension: 500 milligram extract 2 x times per day. Olive leaf may also help reduce a person’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes. In human studies discussed above 500-1000 milligram olive leaf extract were taken. Olive leaf is used in Mediterranean Countries as a traditional remedy for a wide variety of ailments. Olive leaf is also effective against antibiotic resistant bacteria yeast strains and fungi that reduce that produce conduct toxin and other micro toxins that contribute to chronic fatigue and immune dysfunction syndrome. Physicians have reported that people with chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia are often helped by olive leaf. People with these syndromes have reported recovery within one month of taking olive leaf. They have reported higher spirits, more energy and a stronger sense of well-being.
The powerful antioxidant properties of the olive leaf help protect the heart and circulatory system from free radical damage. Olive leaf tincture inhibit the oxidation of low-density lipoproteins and cholesterol which has been connected to various heart problems. Findings have verified that olive leaf can significantly decrease blood pressure. Olive leaf have been reported to provide relief of herpes symptoms ingested and as a wash yeast infection. Candida or single cells fungi that live in the bloodstream releasing powerful poisons and toxins as they multiply. By the time we reach adulthood virtually all of us play host to candida albicans. If the immune system becomes suppressed a yeast overgrowth may result in a deep-seated infection. Symptoms can include fatigue, headaches, muscle aches, Constipation, diarrhea, gas, itching, vaginal discharge, premenstrual syndrome, insomnia, eczema, allergies, Sinus problems, recurrent calls and flu indigestion, respiratory problems, asthma and weight problems.
People who are taking prescription medication should first speak to their doctor before using olive leaf tincture. The usual dose is 500 milligrams 2 x per day.
In some chronic cases there may be a quick and somewhat adverse reaction commonly called detox reaction. As the body begins to deal with dead microbes the liver, kidneys, intestines and ski8n may become overburdened. Common reactions include fatigue, diarrhea, headaches, muscle and or joint aches. Flu like symptoms rashes and pimples. All these symptoms are actually a good sign, they mean that the olive Leaf is working. To limit any adverse reactions, drink at least four cups of water in between doses. If symptoms continue to, lower your dose for a while or stop taking the olive leaf for about 7 days, so that your body can eliminate the toxins and dead microbes. Continue with your normal dosage.