The olive tree is said to be the greatest gift to mankind in the Greek mythology. Indeed, the olive tree is among the oldest known cultivated plant in the world. For thousands of years, mankind has been cultivating olive tree and reaping the benefits from almost every part of the tree – especially the fruits and the leaves. The olive leaves have been used in traditional medicine within the Mediterranean region.
OleaVita™ (olive leaf extract) was developed as a result of an industry-academia collaboration, based on the discovery made by a research team at the Louis Pasteur University. It was also published in “Nature”, a British scientific journal, in 2006.
A naturally occurring amino acid found in some foods like watermelons and is also produced naturally by the body.