Olive Leaf Extract Plus
IF YOU HAVE ORDERED OUR OLIVE LEAF PRIOR TO 4/28/17, PLEASE READ. WE HAVE IMPROVED OUR FORMULA: The active ingredient, oleuropein, in the new formula has a concentration that is two times higher than our old formulation. It is likely you will need to reduce the amount of caps you take by half. Piper Longum was added for enhanced absorption.
Olive leaf extract has been used for centuries in the Mediterranean region as a natural antibiotic, pain relieving remedy and agent to control hypertension and diabetes. Current research has proven its antibacterial, antifungal, and anti-inflammatory effects in various experimental systems and in humans.
The main biologically active ingredients of olive leaf include antioxidants oleuropein and hydroxytyrosol, as well as several other polyphenols and flavonoids, including oleocanthal.
Potential side effects:
- Muscle/joint aches
- Flu-like symptoms
- Discomfort upon urination
Potential drug interactions:
- Anti-hypertensive medications (in particular, calcium channel blockers)
- Medications for diabetes
- Chronic anticoagulation therapy
- Interstitial cystitis
Contents: 120 VCaps
The initial dose of olive leaf extract should be 500 mg taken 2 to 3 times a day. Subsequently, the dose can be escalated to 1000 to 1500 mg 3 times a day with meals.
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Flemmig J, Kuchta K, Arnhold J, Rauwald HW. Olea europaea leaf (Ph.Eur.) extract as well as several of its isolated phenolics inhibit the gout-related enzyme xanthine oxidase. Phytomedicine. 2011 May 15;18(7):561-6.
Lee OH, Lee BY. Antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of individual and combined phenolics in Olea europaea leaf extract. Bioresour Technol. 2010 May;101(10):3751-4.
Mijatovic SA, Timotijevic GS, Miljkovic DM, Radovic JM, Maksimovic-Ivanic DD, Dekanski DP, Stosic-Grujicic SD. Multiple antimelanoma potential of dry olive leaf extract. Int J Cancer. 2011 Apr 15;128(8):1955-65. doi: 10.1002/ijc.25526.
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Susalit E, Agus N, Effendi I, Tjandrawinata RR, Nofiarny D, Perrinjaquet-Moccetti T, Verbruggen M. Olive (Olea europaea) leaf extract effective in patients with stage-1 hypertension: comparison with Captopril. Phytomedicine. 2011 Feb 15;18(4):251-8.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
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