Olive Leaf Tea great for Constipation Relief
Olive Leaf - Olea europaea L.
Used part: Leaf
Shelf life: 25 days
Oliveira is known scientifically as Olea europaea L., family Oleaceae. They are trees native to the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea. From its fruits, the olives, the men at the end of the Neolithic period learned to extract the olive oil. This oil was employed as ointment, fuel or in feed, and by all these utilities, it became a tree venerated by several people. The Minoan civilization, which flourished on the island of Crete until 1500 BC, prospered with the olive oil trade, which they first learned to cultivate. Already the Greeks, who possibly inherited the techniques of cultivation of the Olive tree of the Minóicos, associated the tree to the force and to the life. The olive tree is also quoted in the Bible in several passages, both the tree and its products.
They are plants that live a long time and there are those who believe that some of the olive trees present in Palestine today are more than 2500 years old. Its leaves contain a high concentration of minerals and antioxidants that prevent the action of free radicals.
There are numerous benefits that olive tea brings to health, among them is the ability to increase the burning of abdominal fat in the person who consumes. Anti-parasite and anti-fungal properties are also known. It is recommended to use olive tea as an aid in the treatments against hypertension and against cardiovascular problems.
Olive tea has four times more potassium than green tea, in addition to manganese, magnesium, selenium and zinc in large quantities. The nails and hair of those who drink tea grow stronger over time, and those who suffer from constipation have their problem minimized thanks to the enormous amount of fibers contained in it. It is also known that the tea made with olive leaves is a strong ally in the cure of various types of infections, diseases and skin problems.
Good Herbal Remedy:
- Relieve tiredness, fatigue and stress
- Helps in strengthening the hair and nails
- Reduce expression marks
- Add 3 tablespoons of herb to 1 liter of water
- Turn off when the water reaches boil
- Cover and leave the solution muffled for about 10 minutes
- Strain and drink
How to Drink:
Take 3 to 4 cups a day.
Just like any natural treatment, consulting with a doctor is very important as some people may be allergic to certain substances contained in the natural product. Pregnant and nursing mothers should avoid consumption, as well as children under 12 years. Although it is very rare, the side effects that can occur with olive tree tea are hypotension, changes in the liver and gallbladder and diarrhea in high doses and in sensitive people.