Olive Leaf Whole

Olive Leaf Whole

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per 1/4 Pound
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$1.52 
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per Pound
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$3.80 

Olive leaf comes from the same Mediterranean tree as olive oil. Just like the oil expressed from the fruit of this tree, the leaf is rich in nutrients, including a potent antioxidant called oleuropein. Because the structure of the whole leaf is left intact, its chemical composition is less processed and therefore uncompromised.

Whole olive leaf is typically used to prepare teas, infusions and liquid extracts.

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a.
quick look

information at a glance
approximate cups to one pound12
origingreece
active compoundsOleuropein and leine
plant part usedleaf
processingwhole

b.
buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips
storage tipsStore in a sealed container away from light, heat and moisture.
appearance & aromaCurled leaf with a mild, inviting scent.

c.
uses

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cosmeticInfuse in oil for use in soaps, balms, lotions and other body care products.
culinaryWhole olive leaf is used in herbal tea blends. The herb may also be tinctured.
aromaticUse olive leaf-infused oils or tinctures in perfumery.

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d.
flavor profile

whole
olive leaf

Herbaceous yet lightly balsamic in flavor. Pairs well with other Mediterranean herbs.

e.
formulas & recipes

whole
olive leaf

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f.
what else you should know

whole
olive leaf

The olive tree is an evergreen in the Oleaceae family, a large group of flowering trees and shrubs that includes forsythia and lilac. Although this species is native to the warm Mediterranean climates of Greece, Italy and Spain, it is now naturalized in the Middle East, Bermuda, France, South Australia and some parts of California.

The antioxidant value of olive oil, which is extracted from the fruit of the tree, is well established. Olive leaf also has antioxidant activity. In fact, the herb is known to contain more than 20 phenolic antioxidant compounds.



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