Oleuropein is a bitter glucoside that is a strong antioxidant.
Oleuropein provides the distinctive tangy, pungent, almost bitter flavor found in high quality extra virgin olive oils.
Olive oil is a major component of the Mediterranean diet.
Olive leaves contain higher amounts of oleuropein, a polyphenol with unique health-improving attributes.
Olive Leaf Extract have been used in traditional medicine for centuries to improve age-related diseases. It can help lower bad cholesterol and blood pressure, prevent cancer, protect against oxidative damage, Arterial Health, Diabetes, Neuroprotection, Arthritis, Olive Leaf Extract improves bone calcification and prevents osteoporosis.
Oleuropein, unexpected benefits!
A “Mediterranean diet” rich in plant-based foods, fish, and olive oil, is associated with reduced risk of most aging-related diseases including metabolic syndrome and neurodegenerative disorders. Oleuropein, a polyphenolic compound... (read more) PMC US National Library of Medicine
Oleuropein in Olive and its Pharmacological Effects