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Olive leaf extract was used in the preparation of various foods in 1000 BC, especially in the Mediterranean and the Middle East. Now olive leaf extract is widely used in medical, beauty, and health care fields. More and more people advocating natural treatments are taking olive leaf extract as a daily health supplement.
The main components of olive leaf extract are flavonoids, terpenes and their derivatives, aromatic compounds, aliphatic compounds, phenolic acid compounds, etc.; among them, flavonoids, terpenes and their derivatives are the main active ingredients.
In health products:
1. Lower blood sugar
Olive leaf extract has significant effects in lowering blood sugar and anti-hypertension, can improve the body's sensitivity to insulin, and eliminate the resistance of tissue cells to insulin.
2. Anti-tumor effect
Oleuropein is an anti-cancer compound with strong curative effect. It can directly destroy actin filaments in cell and non-cell detection, and can irreversibly surround cancer cells to prevent their replication, movement and invasion.
In cosmetic products:
1. Antioxidant-maintain the viability of skin cells
The oleuropein in olive leaf extract is an important active component of antioxidant, which has a significant inhibitory effect on light emission, and is stronger than the commonly used antioxidant Trolox
2. Repair-promote collagen metabolism and synthesis
Olive leaf extract can significantly promote the production of collagen by fibroblasts.