Phenolic compounds present in olive leaves, especially oleuropein, are associated with antioxidant, antihypertensive, hypoglycemic, hypocholesterolemic and cardioprotective activity. In this article, some studies that analyze the beneficial health effects of olive leaves are reviewed. A review: Benefit and bioactive properties of olive (Olea europaea L.) leaves (2017) Özcan MM & Matthäus B. Eur Food Res Technol. 243:89–99.

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