Olive trees have been cultivated since ancient times, and the use of their leaves, as a medicinal remedy, also goes back several years of light. Olive leaves contain many healing properties, making them beneficial for the treatment of many diseases.
The tea based on olive leaves is a kind of remedy to do everything as its field of action is wide. It can be used against pneumonia, gonorrhea, tuberculosis, influenza, meningitis, hepatitis B, herpes, chronic fatigue syndrome, atherosclerosis, botulism, malaria, stomach ulcers , diphtheria, urinary tract infections and encephalitis.
These various healing properties of olive leaves come from its most potent active ingredient, being none other than oleuropein. This compound works against both microbes, fungi, lichens, parasites and many other pathogens.
With this compound, tea made from olive leaves will not only help in the fight against various diseases, but will also strengthen the immune system as well as the venous and arterial system. This places it among the best natural treatments for hypertension, venous insufficiency and hypercholesterolemia.
Here is a tea recipe dating back to 3,500 years that treats all diseases based on olive leaves:
15 to 20 leaves of dried olives
2 to 3 dl of boiling water
Instructions on the leaves:
The healing properties of this tea also depend on the choice of leaves and how you keep them. Thus, we advise you to collect the leaves in the spring and dry them in the open air. When they are dry, put them in a glass jar that you will keep in a cool, shady place.
Start by first bringing the water to a boil, then add the olive leaves in this boiling water and leave leather for 10 minutes. Once this time has elapsed, remove the leaves or filter the brew. Let the tea cool for 15 minutes. At this moment you can enjoy your tea. If you want, you can add honey or lemon.
This tea is excellent for overall health and should be consumed 2 to 3 times for a whole week, for total relief.