Olive Leaf

Olive Leaf Overview: In the Mediterranean and throughout Europe, the olive leaf (Olea europaea) has served a variety of purposes. The usage of olive leaf’s date back hundreds of years when they were used to make crowns for returning soldiers. Since then, the olive leaf has been discovered to treat a wide variety of medical conditions. (El, 2009) Benefits: Olive leaves are made up of different types of polyphenols, oleuropein being the most common. Oleuropein is very important because resear...
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Green Tea

Overview: Green tea (Camellia sinesiss) is one of the oldest beverages in the world. Originating from different parts of Asia, it has now spread across many parts of the world and has become the second most popular beverage to drink. Unlike other teas, green tea is processed from unfermented leaves, which help the tea leaves maintain the full amount of antioxidants. (UMMC, 2011) Benefits: The high measures of polyphenols ( a kind of cell reinforcement that contains catechis) found in ...
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