For centuries, olive oil has proven to be a natural source of wellness, linked to decreased rates of chronic disease, particularly cardiovascular disease, thanks to the therapeutic properties of the polyphenols, in particular oleuropein, present in olives. Our Sally-Ann Creed® Olive Leaf Active contains 500mg Olea europaea extract, and is a highly concentrated oleuropein polyphenol compound to assist with your overall health and wellbeing.
Benefits may include:
-Lowered blood pressure
-Improved immunity and over all immune function
-Stabilisation of blood sugar levels
-Natural antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties
Oleuropein is a plant polyphenol compound that has been shown to have highly anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial and immune boosting properties. This powerhouse compound has a growing body of research linking it to reduced risk of developing type 2 diabetes, prevention of cognitive decline, as well as cardiovascular support and protection. It also has strong immune support thanks to its antimicrobial qualities that help prevent viruses from replicating, therefore assisting the body stave off colds and flu, while speeding up recovery time. In a 2017 study, patients with osteoarthritis reported improvements in joint pain as well as function with the use of olive derivatives. There have been further findings in the assistance of olive derivatives’ ability to prevent premature loss of bone density, as oleuropein may assist by preventing the accumulation of fat within bone marrow, which may contribute to the development of osteoporosis.
But what makes this extract different from the pantry staple olive oil? Olive leaf extract shares the same beneficial properties as olive oil, however the leaf extract has much higher concentrations of these beneficial properties. Further to this, the extract is made into a powder form which is then encapsulated. This powder is virtually calorie-free, as opposed to olive oil, which is a higher calorie healthy fat source, making the capsules more convenient and waistline-friendly.
Suitable for vegans
Each capsule contains:
Olive Leaf (Blend: Extract; powder) 500mg
Allergens: None known at recommended dose
Dosage and directions for use:
Take 1 – 2 capsules per day, after food or as directed by your healthcare professional
Not suitable for children younger than 12 years of age
Do not exceed the recommended dosage
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN
Keep in a cool, dry place at or below 25°C
Protect from direct sunlight
Reseal after opening
Warnings and special precautions:
Do not use this product if you are allergic to any of the ingredients. Contact your doctor or healthcare professional right away if this applies to you.
Safety in pregnancy has not yet been established. Consult a doctor or pharmacist before taking any new supplements when pregnant or breastfeeding.
Some medical conditions may interact with this product. Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following applies to you: a) you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding b) you are taking any prescription or non-prescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplements c) you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances d) you have liver problems, or metabolism problems
This information is not meant to prevent, diagnose, treat or cure any disease. Nor does it take the place of professional medical advice. If professional assistance is needed, a qualified physician or licensed health care practitioner should be consulted.
This unregistered health product has not been evaluated by the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) for its quality, safety or intended use. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.