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- Özcan, Mehmet Musa; Matthäus, Bertrand
- European food research & technology 2017 v.243 no.1 pp. 89-99
- Olea europaea, etc ; antioxidants; cardioprotective effect; farmers; herbal tea; leaves; oleuropein; olive oil; olives; phenolic compounds; trees; Show all 11 Subjects
- ... Olive leaf tree is one of the most common, traditional herbal teas used among Mediterranean people to cure certain diseases. The phenolic compounds present in olive leaves, especially the oleuropein, are associated to antioxidant, antihypertensive, hypoglycemic, hypocholesterolemic and cardioprotective activity. Many olive oil producers even charge a fee to the olive farmer for the disposal of oli ...