Olive Leaf Plus
CHF #49 Olive Leaf Plus is a combination of propolis, olive leaf, echinacea, and astragalus along with other vitamins, minerals, and herbs. This formula, according to research, may help fatigue, immune system, lymphatic system, glandular swelling, and blood vessels.
Propolis – According to research it may aid in the treatment of arteriosclerosis, asthma, arthritis, circulatory problems, digestive problems, insomnia, sinusitis, ulcers, and yeast infection.
Olive Leaf – Was first used medicinally in Ancient Egypt and was a symbol of heavenly power. It is gaining recognition as a powerful defender against sickness and numerous scientific studies have been conducted to investigate the extracts beneficial properties. The reported benefits of olive leaf extract range from promoting increased energy and healthy blood pressure to supporting the cardiovascular system and the immune system. Olive leaves have been used in the human diet as an extract, an herbal tea and a powder. They contain many potentially bioactive compounds similar to olive oil benefits.
Echinacea – According to research it may help to increase the immune system by stimulating white blood cells, which attack viruses and bacteria. According to research it may be very effective in treating respiratory ailments such as colds.
Astragalus – According to research it may help in treating colds, sore throats, immune functions, infection, hepatitis, and systemic lupus.
An article that was published in Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics in 2004, discusses a study done that involved Echinacea. The study had 130 subjects; 59 of them were given the Echinacea and 69 were a placebo. The subjects were instructed to take their designated pill for a week. The study showed that “a highly standardized formulation of Echinacea reduces the severity and duration of a naturally acquired common cold.”