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Olive tree (Olea europaea)

Olive tree


lowering blood pressure, regulating metabolism

Leaves: antibiotic

Areas of application:

Helps with cell building, has a positive effect on the learning ability of small children, constipation, sunburn, protects against heart attacks, makes cell membranes more stable, counteracts the development of cancer, delays the aging process, high cholesterol - LDL is reduced and HDL increased, bile flow, Lyme disease, tick bite, muscles, damaged mucous membranes, liver, burns, wounds, sprains, headaches

Plant parts used:

Leaves and fruits

Collection time:

in autumn

To find:

The olive tree is native to the Mediterranean countries.


fatty oils, unsaturated fatty acids, glycosides, bitter substances


☕ Tea: 1 teaspoon of olive leaves, fresh or dried, is added to 1/4 liter of water and boiled for about 15 minutes, then left to steep for some time. You drink 3 cups of tea a day for 1 week. This is a cure for menopausal symptoms, but also to reduce fever.

The sacred tree of the Greek gods, which has been essential for nutrition for thousands of years and brings rich harvests and prosperity to southern farmers. It's hard to imagine our kitchen without his oil. There are 40 different types of olive trees, all of which taste different. The tree grows so slowly that only the grandchildren can harvest from the tree. The olive tree can live up to 2000 years.

Olive oil should be stored in a dark place and lasts up to 1 year. It doesn't belong in the fridge because then the fruit parts settle at the bottom and the vitamin E it contains is withheld from us.

You can use olive oil not only in salads, as a preservative for vegetables or as a means of transporting medicinal plants, but also for cooking. The oil can withstand heat up to 180 degrees Celsius without losing quality. With other oils such as diesel, hemp or linseed oil, heating leads to the destruction of the bioactive substances.

Olive oil has around 1000 different biologically active ingredients that have been widely studied in recent years.

The leaves of the olive tree act as a natural antibiotic, from the extract.

Olive tree

When buying olive oil, you should make sure that you buy grade I. Extra virgin olive oil, extra virgin olive oil, or extra virgin olive oil might appear on the label. But that's not all, you can write a lot, it should say exactly where the oil comes from.

Olive is the 23rd Bach flower. She is the flower of regeneration. After periods of heavy mental or physical exertion, when you are completely burned out and everything becomes too much.

Hildegard von Bingen: The tree is more cold than warm and it represents mercy. Boil the outer bark and leaves of this tree in water, then make an ointment with the water and fat, and if anyone suffers from gout in the back, side, or loins, anoint him there. The oil is not good for food, but it is useful for many medicines. And because it's cooked on the fire, you no longer need to put it in the sun. If roses and violets are placed in it, it helps against fever.

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