Although the tea made of olive leaves is less known in the world, researches that were carried out seem promising, and some have proved the remarkable healing properties of olive leaves.
The tea from olive leaves has many medicinal properties and we are not aware of that. It is a beverage with a very good smell and taste. The first documented data of its usage in medicine are dating back from 1850.
Although the tea made of olive leaves is less known in the world, researches that were carried out seem promising, and some have proved the remarkable healing properties of olive leaves. Certainly the olive tea tastes great, has very pleasant aroma and many tea lovers enjoy in consuming this tea as well.
The healing properties:
-Helps against high blood pressure (dilates the blood vessels and thus increases the blood flow and helps in regulating of heart rate),
-Destroys free radicals (tea olive is rich in antioxidants and some even say that the tea olive is a substitute for green tea)
-Prevents cardiovascular disease,
-Acts against the high cholesterol that is, reduces the LDL level,
-Has excellent anti – fungal properties,
-Has excellent anti – bacterial properties,
-Helps to prevent herpes and cold sores,
-Healing properties against colds and flu,
-Helps with pneumonia,
-Helps with tuberculosis,
-Helps against diabetes (reducing sugar),
-Helps with meningitis,
-Helps with rheumatism,
-Helps with urinary tract infections,
-Beneficial against chronic fatigue and allergies,
-Strengthens the immune system
To make a cup of tea, you need 15 – 20 leaves.
Boil water and put the leaves in a pot. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Wait longer than 10 minutes. Drink the tea every day.
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