Olive tree at the sunset. Olive Leaf Benefits. A blog post by The Divine Ginger

Why Do I Love Olive-Leaf Tea So Much?

Olive-leaf tea is a natural powerhouse! It's rich in antioxidants that help strengthen your immune system, and if you're already under the weather, it can speed up your recovery. 

Here are some of the most popular healing benefits of olive leaf:


Antioxidant- Properties: Olive leaves contain compounds like oleuropein and hydroxytyrosol, which have strong antioxidant properties. Antioxidants help combat oxidative stress and reduce the risk of chronic diseases.

Cardiovascular- Health: Olive leaf extract has been linked to lower blood pressure and improved heart health. It may help dilate blood vessels and reduce the risk of hypertension.

Immune Support: The antimicrobial properties of olive leaf can help boost the immune system. It may assist the body in fighting off infections, including colds and flu.

Anti-Inflammatory- Effects: Olive leaf extract may help reduce inflammation in the body, which is associated with various chronic diseases.

Cholesterol- Regulation: Some studies suggest that olive leaf extract may help lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels while preserving or increasing HDL (good) cholesterol levels.

Diabetes- Management: Olive leaf extract may help regulate blood sugar levels and improve insulin sensitivity.

Digestive- Health: Olive leaf can aid in promoting healthy digestion and reducing the risk of digestive issues, such as ulcers.

Skin Health: Topical application of olive leaf extract or olive leaf-infused products may help soothe skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis.


woman holding a teacup. Benefits of olive leaf tea.


☕️ Tea Preparation: Here's how I make it:

  1. Boil water and let it cool slightly.
  2. Add 1-2 teaspoons of dried olive leaves to your cup.
  3. Pour the warm water over the leaves.
  4. Let it steep for 5-7 minutes, then sip and savor!


Disclaimer: Remember, individual results may vary. Consult with a healthcare professional for personalized guidance. Olive Leaf Tea is a complement to a healthy lifestyle, not a substitute for medical advice.


With 💖 Susan from The Divine Ginger

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