5 amazing health secrets of olive leaf extract

2. Promise for Alzheimer’s disease

Studies have shown that the phenolic compounds in olive leaf extract could slow or even prevent the onset of brain disease.

Olive leaf extract slowed and, in some cases, stopped brain cell damage in rats with a condition parallel to Parkinson’s disease.

In another study, mice with late-stage brain disease showed improved brain cell function after being treated with oleuropein.

And, there is evidence that olive leaf extract can prevent the development of tangled bundles of proteins that are thought to cause Alzheimer’s disease.

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Joyce Hollman

By Joyce Hollman

Joyce Hollman is a writer based in Kennebunk, Maine, specializing in the medical/healthcare and natural/alternative health space. Health challenges of her own led Joyce on a journey to discover ways to feel better through organic living, utilizing natural health strategies. Now, practicing yoga and meditation, and working towards living in a chemical-free home, her experiences make her the perfect conduit to help others live and feel better naturally.