The olive, known by the botanical name Olea europaea, meaning “european olive”, is a species of small tree in the family Oleaceae, found in much of Africa, the Mediterranean Basin from Portugal to the …
Olive trees are cultivated since ancient times and are used as food and medicine around the world. What most people do not know that olive leaveshave the greatest healing properties and can cure pneumonia, gonorrhea, tuberculosis, influenza, meningitis, herpes, hepatitis B and manyothersthanks to the most important compound oleuropein.
Another thing that is specific for olive leaves is that can be used after surgery for a variety of infections, fungi and bacteria.
It’s all thanks to the antiparasitic, antibacterial and antifungal properties of oleuropein.
You can prepare tea from olive leaves which is great against pneumonia, gonorrhea, tuberculosis, influenza, meningitis, hepatitis B, herpes, chronic fatigue syndrome, atherosclerosis, botulism, malaria, stomach ulcers, diphtheria, urinary tract infections andencephalitis.
Tea made of olive leaves will not only help in the fight against various diseases, but will also strengthen the immune system and provide you extra energy. This tea should be consumed after chemotherapy or when you are stressed and want to relax.
Recipe for tea from olive leaves
15-20 dried olive leaves
2-3 dl of boiling water
Collect the leaves in the spring and leave them to dry in the air. When dry, put them in a glass jar and store in a cool, shaded place. To prepare this tea you will need 15 – 20 leaves.
Put the leaves in boiling water and cook them for 10 minutes and then take them off and let the tea cool for 15 minutes. If you want you can add honey or lemon. This tea is excellent for overall health and should be consumed several weeks in a row to be felt all his benefits.