Grandma's Olive Leaf Extract
Benefits Guide

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Olive leaf extract is called "Natures Smart Germ Killer". It's a natural, safe and effective herbal with unequalled health-giving properties, it's also known as nature's secret to vibrant health and long life. This herbal extract attacks harmful micro-organisms, viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites - without harming the helpful ones.

Do you know that the third leading cause of death in America comes from parasitic micro-organisms?

In addition, people that have been using Olive Leaf Extract are reporting:

  • increased energy
  • improved circulation
  • elimination of heart problems
  • normalized blood pressure
  • relief fatigue and muscle problems
  • freedom of colds and flu
  • prevent intestinal muscle spasms
  • kills viruses like Epstein Barr, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia
  • kills life threatening parasites
  • inhibits the growth of salmonella & other food poisons
  • natural self treatment for Candida, Yeast & Fungal Infections
  • joint & muscular problems
  • relief from herpes and bacterial problems

Throughout the ages, tea made from olive leaves has been a popular folk remedy for combating fevers. Olive leaf tea was extremely popular in England for treating sick sailors and passengers returning from topical colonies in the mid-nineteenth century suffering from malaria.

Have you read about the amazing benefits of olive oil ?

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Understanding Your Immunity System &
Olive Leaf Extract

Olive Leaf Extract does not cure disease. It is important to remember that pathogens are not the disease. Neither are symptoms of the disease. Disease occurs as pathogens or other harmful substances damage glands, organs or tissues of the body.

There is nothing in the extract that can change or fix damaged cells in the body.

By attacking microbes or directly strengthening the body's immune system, Olive Leaf Extract enables the immune system to better protect and help restore health.

Olive Leaf Extract can simply help improve and maintain the immune system and healthy body function.

Understanding the "Die-off Effect"

The "die-off-effect," or Herxheimer Reaction, refers to symptoms generated by a detoxification process.

In cases where people are suffering with a chronic problem, there may be a quick and somewhat adverse reaction. As the body begins to deal with dead microbes, one may experience a variety of detox symptoms.

So bottom line here is; when you start using Olive Leaf Extract you may experience the "die-off-effect". "Die-off" occurs as large quantities of invading organisms die. When that happens, the dead microbes release toxins and other substances. The cell wall proteins of the dead microbes get absorbed into weakened mucous membranes. When large quantities of this foreign material are present, the body begins a process to get rid of it.

Sometimes it's more than the eliminative organs can handle at one time. The liver, kidneys, intestines and skin may become over-burdened. This, one could feel ill or develop a skin reaction. All of these conditions are good signs - they indicate that the Olive Leaf Extract is working to destroy germs that may be causing various conditions of ill health.

Common Reactions Include:

  • fatigue
  • diarrhea
  • headaches
  • muscle-joint achiness
  • flu-like symptoms
  • rash
  • pimples
  • various skin conditions

Severity differs from person to person, depending on the extent of the problem or disease.

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How to Relieve the Symptoms of
"Die-Off Effect"

The best and most important thing you can do to maximize the power of Olive Leaf Extract and limit any adverse reaction is to drink four cups of water in between usages.

In the event substantial detoxification symptoms occur that produce discomfort, the first thing to do is to a drink substantial amount of either distilled water or pure spring water (never drink water with chemicals). If detox symptoms persist there are other courses of action you can use.

For minimal discomfort, such as a headache or muscle or joint pain, a simple over-the-counter analgesic such as aspirin or ibuprofen usually suffices.

For more than minimal discomfort, you might consider reducing the daily intake of Olive Leaf Extract. One might even stop taking it altogether for a few days. It may take a day or two, or even a week for the body to process and eliminate the toxins produced by the dead microbes.

After a few days one should resume taking Olive Leaf Extract at a slightly lower amount and increase the dosage slowly. Many people also find that large doses of vitamin C helps the body during this time.

The "die-off-effect" is only temporary and usually ends with a greatly enhanced feeling of well-being. Olive Leaf Extract if very safe, in spite of the "die-off" detoxification effect among some individuals.

Research indicates that amounts many times higher than recommended are unlikely to produce toxic or other adverse side effects. During 1993 testing on the liquid forms of the product against the herpes virus, there were no observed or reported side effects.

Historical, Religious and Scientific Information of
The Olive Tree

There is considerable historical, religious and scientific information relating to the olive tree.

The olive has the special biblical distinction of being the first herb named after the flood.

And the dove came in to him in the evening; and lo, in her mouth was an olive leaf pluckt off: so Noah knew that the waters were abated from off the earth.

Genensis 8:11

Some believe that God may have been communicating something to Noah besides the fact that the earth was dry. In any event, Scriptures has far more to say about the olive -its fruit, oil, wood - than any other tree.

Olive oil was part of the special ointment used to anoint priests and kings. Solomon crafted the two cherubim who were to guard the Ark of the Covenant in the Temple's Holiest Place from olive wood.

Christ often retreated to the Mount of Olives with his disciples to teach and pray. In fact, the very olive trees under which he prayed on the night before his passion are still alive and healthy today.

There are several other biblical references to olives, but it is sufficient to say that the olive occupies a special place in Jewish and Christian history. Today, the health benefits of olive oil continue to be extolled by both herbalists and medical science.

The ancient Egyptians worshiped the olive leaf as a symbol of heavenly power and also used the oil extracted from olive leaves to mummify their kings. Modern science is still discovering the unexplainable preservation abilities of olive leaf extract.

Early in the last century, the bitter compound was isolated from the olive leaf, this bitter compound is what scientists believe responsible for the successful treatment of malaria and other fevers. The phytochemical called oleuropein ( promounced ah-leh-YOUR-ah-peen) provides the olive tree with vast disease-resistant properties.

Oleuropein is credited with the olive tree's ability to live for thousands of years - it protects the tree against nearly every insect and bacterial predator.


The statements made here have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. These statements are not intended to diagnose, treat or cure or prevent any disease. This notice is required by the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.


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