|Olea europea is an evergreen tree in the olive family (Oleaceae) and is native to the Mediterranean region. Olive oil is high in antioxidants which contribute to reduced risk of heart disease, hypertension, and cancer.
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Additional ABC Olive Resources
Healthy Ingredients Olive profile
Olive leaf and olive oil monographs from The Complete German Commission E Monographs—Therapeutic Guide to Herbal Medicines.
Medicinal Plants of Montenegro 2006; 72:48-54
Olive Leaf Extract Reduces Blood Pressure and Lowers Triglyceride Levels in Mildly Hypertensive Adults. HC# 061111-432, September 15, 2011
Consumption of Virgin Olive Oil Represses the In vivo Expression of Pro-inflammatory Genes in Patients with Metabolic Syndrome. HC# 051013-410, October 15, 2010
Olive Oil May Help Patients with Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. HC# 050394-385, September 30, 2009
Olive Oil's Active Components and Benefits, A Review. HC# 010687-357, July 30, 2008
Monograph on Olive Leaf Focuses on Pharmacological Studies. HC# 060495-387, October 30, 2009
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