The Benefits Of Olive Leaf Extract
Olive leaf extract, what’s that? When asked about it, this is the response you’ll most likely get. But for those of you whom have used it, you already know the life changing implications it can bring forth!
We were introduced to it sometime back after a round of a bad colds surrounding our family. We were tired of taking all the over the counter nonsense, and tired of negative side effects that came with them. We wanted something that would directly attack the cold at its source. Well, it did just that, but the funny thing was it started helping other ailments that plagued us. How so? Read on my friends….
The origins of Olive Leaf Extract
Olive leaves have been used for several thousands of years. It’s not one of those substances that just popped up on the scene amidst the wave of new age insight. Actually, most people don’t know that it can be found in the bible.
"And the dove came in to him in the evening, and lo, in her mouth was an olive leaf plucked off. So Noah knew that the waters were abated from off the earth."(Genesis 8 : 11)
Even if you're not a religious person, it’s hard to deny the fact that it has too have some kind of useful purpose too have been used for so long. The Egyptians were the first known people to use it and thought of it a symbol of “Heavenly Power”. Throughout the ages it was used for fevers, colds, and a wide range of other ailments. It was thought to bring forth the “cure” too those ailments and was looked at as something brought down from the heavens.
Well those who thought that throughout the ages were certainly right!
Nature's All Natural Antibiotic
The key difference between what you would get at the store for discomfort and Olive Leaf Extract is this. The extract either kills or resists harmful bacteria, viruses, and other nasty things that make our lives horrible at times. Therefore decreasing your down time, and also many time eliminating the need to visit a doctor. The great thing about it, is that it acts just like an antibiotic, but without the nasty side effects.
The other great thing about it is that inactivates pathogens (disease-causing organisms) without harming the "good" gut bacteria, which antibiotics don’t do. Therefore the good bacteria help to eliminate the bad bacteria making you feel better quicker. The 3rd key point is that when it enters your system it disables the bacteria and viruses, therefore allowing your defensive system to kick butt! So taking it before you think you will get sick is a wise choice. The best times to take it is when you go around a lot of people who are sick. Think of it acting like a shield, the viruses are arrows coming at you and the Olive Leaf Extract is the shield protecting you from harm!
So What Else Does It Do?
Well besides helping to destroy your cold, fevers, viruses and other nasty ailments. It does a few other great things. I’m only going to touch base on 5 areas it helps with.
1. Great for peak physical performance– If you are an athlete like I am, then taking this is vital for your success. For one it will keep you healthy, it will also help keep your arteries from hardening, allowing more oxygen consumption.
2.Beats up stress– Oh yeah, this is a huge one for most of us. Did you know that at times of stress our immunity is usually at it’s lowest. So if your immunity is low, that creates stress, leaving you susceptible to illnesses. By taking Olive Leaf Extract your immunity will remain high, leaving you on cloud nine!
3. stop feeling tired– Yes, it also helps us from feeling tired. Now if you're sleeping a few hours a night, then you already know what your problem is. But if you're sleeping good and still feel fatigued then you may want to supplement with some Oil Leaf. Our immune systems are always constantly fighting, and takes up a ton of energy. Most of the time we don’t even know it, but Olive Leaf helps to combat that feeling, leaving us feeling ready to attack the day.
4.Arthritis relief- Being avid lifter and dancer, the Arthritis bug has got me by the arm, literally. After using Olive Leaf Extract for sometime I have noticed a dramatic decrease in pain. It has anti inflammatory properties which keep the pain too a minimum.
5.Lowers High Blood Pressure– Studies have shown in animals and humans alike that it lowers high blood pressure. It can help those of you who are on the borderline of having too receive medication.
Olive Leaf Extract Side Effects
There have been no known crazy side effects reported. The only side effects it does cause are minor bloating, small headaches, nausea, and dizziness. However, all of these side effects are caused because the person taking it may have other preexisting severe ailments. If you're a pretty healthy person you shouldn’t have any worries, but if your have some ailments you should always seek the opinion of various health professionals before taking anything.
With all that said, I hope I sparked some interest and hope you do some further research on the topic. You can always ask us any questions you may have, or else check out the links I provided at the bottom.
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