What are the side effects of olive leaf extract?
Olive leaf is another well documented natural cure for yeast infection along with coconut oil, cranberries and Aloe vera. The extract, obtained from the leaves of olive trees, offers a spectrum of health benefits, such as:
Not all of these health benefits have been well documented, but recently more studies are emerging that focus on antifungal qualities of olive leaf. Two of its active ingredients, Oleuropein and Hydroxytyrosol , make olive leaf an effective natural cure for yeast infection. Let me discuss some of the studies that show how olive leaf can beat Candida:
The results of these studies sound very promising, it opens up an opportunity to create new natural cures for yeast infection or improve the treatments already available. There is still more research needed to see how exactly olive leaf should be used to effectively treat a vaginal yeast infection, we need to know what concentrations of extract are needed, what would be the daily dosage and how long a treatment should take.
However, as a preventative measure, if you want to boost your immunity and support your defenses with a natural antifungal agent, you can use Real Herbs Olive Leaf Extract as your daily supplement:
Olive oil extract is not recommended for pregnant or breastfeeding women, those with allergies to the pollen of the olive tree, diabetic or taking medication for high blood pressure. Make sure you consult your doctor before you start taking olive leaf extract as your daily supplement.
Olive leaf extract is an effective diet supplement for yeast infection sufferers. However it’s not potent enough to treat a vaginal yeast infection on its own. If you’re looking for a natural remedy for a vaginal yeast infection that will help you get rid of it quickly, check my articles about aloe vera and coconut oil.
Have you tried using olive leaf extract for yeast infection? Did it help? I’d love to hear about your experiences. Please share your comments and questions in the comment section below.