• Oleuropein is a phenolic compound found in olive oil and olives. It is responsible for the bitter taste of unripe olives.
  • Olive leaf extract containing oleuropein has been used traditionally for the treatment of various ailments such as hypertension, diabetes, and inflammation.
  • Numerous studies have shown that oleuropein has various pharmacological activities including antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-cancer effects.
  • The antioxidant activity of oleuropein protects cells and tissues from damage caused by reactive oxygen species.
  • The anti-inflammatory activity of oleuropein helps to reduce inflammation and pain.
  • The anti-cancer activity of oleuropein helps to inhibit the growth and spread of cancer cells.
  • Oleuropein also has antimicrobial activity and can help to protect against foodborne pathogens.
  • Olive leaf extract containing oleuropein is generally safe and well-tolerated.
  • The health benefits of oleuropein make it a promising natural compound for the prevention and treatment of various diseases.
  • Further research is warranted to elucidate the potential therapeutic applications of oleuropein.