Bulk Olive Leaf Powder, Organic

Olea europaea
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[ 3420 ]Olea europaeaORG

Olive Leaf Powder, Organic

1/4 Pound:  $5.00 Pound:  $11.10 buy now  

Olive leaf is obtained from Olea europaea, a small, evergreen tree native to Asia, Africa and the Mediterranean region. It is one of the oldest cultivated species of tree known and has long been associated with fostering peace and prosperity. As such, powdered olive leaf is often used in ceremonial incense blends.

Because the leaf is a good source of antioxidants, the powder is also be added directly to foods.

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a.
quick look

information at a glance

approximate cups to one pound8
originegypt
plant part usedleaf
processingpowder
agricultureorganic

b.
buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips

storage tipsStore in a sealed container in a cool, dark place.
appearance & aromaLight powder with a mild aroma.

c.
uses

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cosmeticInfuse in oil to make lotions, creams, salves and other skin care formulas.
culinarySprinkle directly into smoothies, casseroles, soups and other foods. Olive leaf powder can also be encapsulated.

d.
flavor profile

organic, powdered
olive leaf

Olive leaf has a mildly bitter flavor that goes well with rosemary, thyme, oregano and other Mediterranean herbs.

e.
formulas & recipes

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f.
what else you should know

organic, powdered
olive leaf

Olea europaea is an evergreen tree that produces oblong, silvery green leaves that are used to produce liquid extracts. The leaf is also dried and ground into a fine powder for use in making soap and other skin care products. Olive leaf powder is also taken as a dietary supplement in capsule form, or is added to foods as a seasoning.

Olive leaf and fruit (olives) are substantially high in polyphenolic antioxidants, compounds that prevent the formation of free radicals that cause damaging chain reactions in cells. According to researchers at Southern Cross University of Australia, olive leaf has the highest Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC), a measurement of antioxidant value, out of more than 50 other botanicals tested.†

† Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine: Antioxidant capacity of 55 [herbs] ...: a comparison using a sequential three-solvent extraction process. K Wojcikowski, et al.


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