THE OLIVE LEAF EXTRACT can IMPROVES OVERALL WELL-BEING AND
HAS AN ENERGY ACTION THAT HELPS TO COMBAT FATIGUE, GENERAL WEAKNESS
Another beneficial compound found in olive leaf extract is oleanolic acid. This acid interacts with bile acids in a way that increases the metabolism, boosts the thyroid, and ultimately leads to increased energy, a 2006 study found.
ENERGY BOOST: When taking olive oil extract, an increased amount of energy is one of the most common benefits. Olive oil extract is often used by those experiencing fatigue, but who have no desire to change their diet or exercise routine. However, regular exercise while taking this supplement may amplify benefits. When taking olive leaf extract while fatigued it may cause you to regain energy.
According to Morton Walker, D.P.M., author of Olive Leaf Extract, knowledge of the medicinal properties of the olive leaf dates back to the early 1800s when pulverized leaves were used in a drink to lower high fevers. A few decades later, green olive leaves were taken again in liquid form as a treatment for malarial infections. But it wasn’t until 1995 that the actual individual therapeutic component of olive leaves – elenolic acid with its salt, calcium elenolate – was uncovered.
Walker says when we are free from disease, our bodies play host to millions of micro-organisms, and he believes that in most cases, these organisms and human cells live in a state of peaceful coexistence. It is when the immune system becomes weakened that these organisms can turn pathologic.
When new pathogens are encountered, a strong immune system mounts a primary response during which it learns everything about the pathogen. But this primary response can take some time to clear the infection, during which a person becomes sick. If the body is reinfected with a previously encountered pathogen, the cell memory kicks in to mount a very specific and rapid attack against it. This secondary response is so quick and efficient that we are not even aware that we have been reinfected.
However, if the immune system has been weakened by chronic illness or stress, illness may occur for an extended period of time during which a number of symptoms show up:
* Recurring allergies
* Bowel and digestive problems
* Joint pain and swelling
* Muscle weakness
* Respiratory problems such as asthma