Working with Olive
Olive oil is used externally for cradle cap and both internally and in enema form for impacted colon. Olive leaves are high in bioflavonoids, and a tincture is used for mild hypertension and as a general cardiovascular tonic. Recent clinical reports show that olive leaf extract acts as an effective antiviral and may be a promising new treatment for herpes.
Olive has a taste of BLAND and a temperature of WARM.
Conditions treated with Olive
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The information offered in this database is not intended as a substitute for any that may have been prescribed by your health practitioner or physician.