How to brew olive leaf teas?+
Olive leaves contain naturally occurring powerful and unique health compounds like antioxidants, polyphenols and flavonoids. To enjoy the best benefits of these in our teas, we recommend the following brewing technique. Bring water to boil at around 90°C or 194F (or simply bring your kettle to boil). For teabags: Steep your tea bag in the boiling water (95°C) for about 2-3 minutes. Leave the teabag in if you prefer a stronger flavour. Add honey to taste if you prefer. For loose tea: Place about 2-3 grams of loose leaf tea in a teapot and let it steep for 2-4 minutes. Pour into cups and serve with or without honey.
What are the naturally occurring health compounds found in Olive leaf teas?+
Oleaf leaves are a rich source of unique antioxidants, oleuropein and hydroxytyrosol. Research conducted on oleauropein shows it has many health benefits. More in-depth information about the benefits of oleuropein can be found at the following sites:
I suffer low blood pressure, can I consume Olive leaf tea?+
Olive leaf teas are known to reduce blood pressure. If you suffer from low blood pressure, we advise you to consult your doctor before having olive leaf teas.