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Mar 11, 2010

olive leaf extract
OLIVE LEAF EXTRACT is a potent antibacterial,
antiviral and antifungal agent.
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Olive Leaf Extract: health benefits
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INFECTION: Inhibits and prevents infection by viruses, bacteria, retroviruses, fungi, parasites, yeasts, and moulds.
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HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE, HEART DISEASE: Enhances the elasticity of arteries which improves blood flow, reduces high blood pressure, and prevents the progression of other forms of heart disease.
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ARTHRITIS: Relief of inflammation related to arthritis, esp. rheumatoid.
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CFS, ME: Improves symptoms of CFS | ME and related disorders.
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FREE RADICALS: Fights free radical production.
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VIRAL INFECTIONS: Prevents and treats many types of viral infections, including the herpes viruses, most influenza and common cold viruses, Epstein-Barr viruses, the HIV virus, the cytomegalovirus.
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YEAST: Eradicates candidiasis and assoc. yeast syndromes.
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PARASITES: Eradicates a var. of parasites, from microscopic protozoa to intestinal worm.
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LOW ENERGY: Enhances energy production in the body.
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OTHER CONDITIONS: Relief from toothaches, painful haemorrhoids, athlete's foot, mycotic nails, and var. o' annoying conditions.
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   The above was taken from "Olive Leaf Extract"
                    by Jack Ritchason, ND.
               Woodland Publishing, Australia
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Contraindication: DO NOT TAKE OLIVE LEAF
if you are using WARFARIN (Coumadin&trade...

because Olive Leaf mutes coagulation and has a relaxing
effect on blood vessels.

Aug 17, 2009

From 9 Recent Studies & Articles on the Benefits of Vitamin D

There are a number of reasons why people are deficient in vitamin D, and why it is so beneficial to a person's overall health

1. Vitamin D deficiency is Widespread and on the Increase
(PhysOrg.com)

...report by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) in the scientific journal Osteoporosis International shows that populations across the globe are suffering from the impact of low levels of vitamin D... potentially severe repercussions for overall health and fracture rates.

2. Vitamin D May Help Prevent Knee Osteoarthritis
(ChiroEco.com/Reuters)

Low levels of vitamin D are associated with the loss of cartilage in the knee joint of older individuals, researchers in Australia report.
"Cartilage loss is the hallmark of osteoarthritis. By the time patients reach the point of needing knee replacement, 60 percent of cartilage has been lost," Dr. Changhai Ding told Reuters Health.

3. Vitamin D, Green Tea and Cocoa Help Prevent Alzheimer's Disease
(NaturalNews)

London (UK). Dr Robert Williams, Wolfson Centre for Age Related Diseases, examined the effects of epicatechin, a nutrient found abundantly in the three foods, in a model of Alzheimer's disease and assessed the potential effectiveness to slow signs of deterioration leading to the Alzheimer's.
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4. Pre-Birth Vitamin D Levels Determine Your Health for Life
(NaturalNews)

...Vitamin D is even MORE vital than was previously thought.
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5. 70 PerCent of Children Don't Get Enough VitaminD
(WDDTY.com)

...up to 58 million American children either have an insufficiency, or are deficient... this can lead to high blood pressure, rickets and unhealthy bone growth.
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6. Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Metabolic Syndrome
(NutraIngredients.com)

Increased blood levels of vitamin D are linked to a lower prevalence of the metabolic syndrome, as well as improved good cholesterol levels- report in the Journal of Clinical Lipidology.
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7. Daily Dose of Vitamin D Hones Men's Minds
(Ottawa Citizen)

...research involving more than 3,000 European men suggests vitamin D may boost cognitive function in middle-aged and older brains. Men with higher levels of vitamin D performed consistently better in a simple pen and paper test that measured attention and how fast the brain processes information.

8. Canada Examines Vitamin D for Swine Flu Protection
(NutraIngredients.com)

Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) has confirmed that it will be investigating the role of vitamin D in protection against swine flu.

9. Vitamin D Key to Healthy Brain
(NaturalNews)
Sufficient vitamin D intake may play a critical role in maintaining brain function later in life- published in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry


 

 
 
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