These leaves can help you fight diabetes, stroke, hypertension and Alzheimer’s

Olive leaves have been used for a very long time now due to its amazing and beneficial properties.

The most noticeable uses of it are against Alzheimer’s and diabetes. Olive leaves can also offer protection for both of the cardiovascular and immune system, even though it elevates the energy and enhances good blood pressure, it prevents you from obtaining any other illnesses. Other benefits include the prevention of stroke, hypertension and the like.

Olives commonly grow in the Mediterranean countries and also in the southern countries just like Chile, Peru and even Australia. These leaves were even used back then in the mummification of the Pharaohs, because its first medicinal uses were in ancient Egypt.

These leaves were known to be sacred during the ancient times due to their symbolization of divine power.

Back in the 1800s, they have been added to drinks in order to counteract fevers. Moreover, they were also used in infusion in order to cure malaria. Due to their antibacterial properties, here are the lists of the illnesses that it can be beneficial:

  • Yeast infections
  • Meningitis
  • Encephalitis
  • Influenza
  • Human virus herpes 6 and 7
  • Hepatitis B
  • Pneumonia
  • Common cold
  • Epstein Barr virus (EBV)
  • Herpes I and II
  • Shingles
  • Malaria
  • Dengue
  • Fatigue
  • Tuberculosis
  • Gonorrhea
  • Severe diarrhea
  • Urinary tract
  • Ear infections

How to Prepare Extract from Olive Leaves at Home?

            In order to create extract of olive leaves, you can actually use them in either fresh or dried form.

Take a bunch of fresh olive leaves for at least 100 to 150 pieces per liter of water. If you will be using dried one, decrease the amount of it to 1/3. Wash the leaves gently. Leave them in some water with baking soda for a couple of minutes before washing again thoroughly.

After doing so, put those leaves in the water and boil them. When the water begins to boil, lessen the heat and let it simmer for at least 15 minutes.

Lastly, when they are already boiled, transfer the extract, which is the water only in a glass of bottles and store them in the fridge.


            Take a teaspoon of this mixture for at least thrice a day with your meal. If the flavor is too strong for you, you can actually dilute it with the help of water.

Try to include olive oil or olive leaves into your daily diet and you will eventually notice their miraculous and amazing benefits in no time!

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