Olive leaf contains oleuropein compound in the ratio of 60-90 mg/gr. This very active antioxidant is a polyphenolic compound.
This compound also possesses therapeutic (curative) effects. Antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral properties of elenolic acid contained in the oleuropein compound have been proven in laboratory conditions.
By this feature, it is known as a natural antibiotic.
Olive leaf contains tannin, volatile oils, organic acids, and resin.
Olive is rich in vegetable protein, oil, vitamins A, C, and E, and minerals of calcium, phosphorus, sulfur, chlorine, and magnesium.
With the plants in contains, the tea blend with olive leaf might be preferred for balancing blood pressure, to give strength and freshness to the body.