What is Olive Leaf?

Category: Nutrition/Diets

Most popular types: Olive Leaf Extract

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Olive leaf and extracts are utilized for its ability to act as a natural pathogens killer by inhibiting the replication process of many pathogens. More specifically, it disables infections long enough for the immune system to eliminate them and prevent pathogens from spreading.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Support immune health 16 6
General health 9 4
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 2 0
Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome 2 1
Elevated blood pressure 1 0

Show all 13 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 1
Mild 4
None 8

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Olive Leaf

Side effect Patients
Fatigue 1
Insomnia 1
Temporary exacerbation of symptoms 1
Upset stomach 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Olive Leaf

Dosage Patients
daily 2
250 mg twice daily 1
500 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Olive Leaf

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 8
Course of treatment ended 7
Did not seem to work 5
Expense 4
Side effects too severe 2
Doctor's advice 1
Personal research 1
See all 21 patients who've stopped using Olive Leaf

Duration

Currently using Olive Leaf

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 3

Stopped using Olive Leaf

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
1 - 6 months 8
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 6
2 - 5 years 3
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 13
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 12
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 2
< $25 4
Not specified 8
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1 patient evaluation for Olive Leaf

Jul 30, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 other Daily
Advice & Tips: I take pure olive leaf capsules from Mengyuan (http://mengyuan.com.au) to reduce overall viral load, especially since the eveidence continues to mount that disease and viral infections are inter-related.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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