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Olive

Description

This small evergreen tree is a member of the Oleaceae family and has been cultivated for over 3,000 years. Ancient Romans, Greeks, and Egyptians all used this tree as a food source and source of plant medicine, and referenced it in their religious writings as a symbol of peace, purity and goodness. Egyptians used olive oil in the mummification process for both practical and spiritual purposes. Victors in the ancient…

 

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Products Containing Olive

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    Olive Leaf

    Supports a healthy immune response*

    Olive leaf has the unique ability to support immune function while also offering the body protection from free radical damage.* Because of this antioxidant property, Olive leaf shows promise in supporting cardiovascular health.* Gaia Herbs’ fresh-picked whole Olive leaf is gently concentrated into a superior-quality extract.

    Herbs:  Olive

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    Olive Leaf, Certified Organic

    333 mg/ml herb equivalency

    Olive Leaf helps maintain immune function with antioxidant support.* Because of this, Olive Leaf shows promise in supporting cardiovascular health.* Gaia Herbs’ fresh-picked whole Certified Organic Olive Leaf is gently concentrated into a superior-quality extract that encourages adaptation to stress and maintains a healthy inflammatory response to occasional seasonal stressors.*

    Herbs:  Olive

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Ecologically Harvested is a term that describes all herbs sold by Gaia Herbs that are not Certified Organic. Ecologically Harvested herbs include herbs that are harvested in their natural habitat, (i.e., wild harvested) according to specific guidelines for harvesting these herbs (i.e., away from roads and industry, as well as guidelines to avoid overharvesting). Our term, Ecologically Harvested, also includes herbs that are grown in managed woodland areas, fields designated for specific herbs, and herbs that are grown by indigenous growers, such as Kava Kava. All Ecologically Harvested herbs pass pesticide and heavy metal testing as well as microbial testing, prior to release.