Olives are grown all over the world and they are mostly used in cooking purposes. It is interesting that olives have been also used in healing purposes since ancient times due to their powerful healing properties and abilities to cure flu, herpes, tuberculosis, pneumonia, hepatitis B, meningitis and gonorrhea.
The secret of its healing power is in the compound known as oleuropein. Oleuropein also acts as antifungal, anti-parasite and antibacterial agent, which makes him very effective fighter against fungi, infections and bacteria after surgeries.
The tea prepared with olive leaves is very effective in treating numerous health conditions, including:
- Stomach ulcers
- Chronic fatigue syndrome
- Hepatitis B
Besides it helps in the fight against the above mentioned diseases, this tea will also increase your energy and strengthen your immune system. If you are under stress, consume this tea and it will relax your mind. It is also very useful after chemotherapy treatments.
- 15-20 dried olive leaves
- 2-3 dl of boiling water
Gather the leaves during the spring and dry them outside. Once they are well dried, store them in glass container and keep them in dry and cool area.
Put 15-20 leaves into boiling water and cook for 10 minutes. Then you should remove the leaves and wait for your tea to cool down for 15 minutes.
You can freely add lemon juice or honey in order to improve the taste. Consume this tea for several weeks and you feel its health benefits.
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