Olive Leaf Cut & Sifted

Olive Leaf Cut & Sifted

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per 1/4 Pound
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$2.40 
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per Pound
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$6.00 

Olive leaf is an herb that comes from the same Mediterranean tree from which olive oil is produced. Cut and sifted Olive leaf herb contains the same antioxidant compounds as olive oil, most notably oleuropein and hydroxytyrosol. It is commonly used for making infusions, teas or as a seasoning.

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a.
quick look

information at a glance
approximate cups to one pound8.75
originChina
active compoundsOleuropein and leine
plant part usedLeaf
processingCut & sifted

b.
buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips
storage tipsStore in a sealed container away from light, heat and moisture.
appearance & aromaCut 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.
culinaryCut and sifted olive leaf is used in herbal tea blends. The herb may also be tinctured.
aromaticUse olive leaf-infused oils or tinctures in perfumery.

d.
flavor profile

whole
olive leaf

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

e.
what else you should know

whole
olive leaf

The olive tree is native to the warm Mediterranean climates of Greece, Italy and Spain, although 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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