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Olive Leaf Extract - The Other Vitamin C

Posted by Dennis Clark on

We've all seen the headlines regarding vitamin C and it's potential for aiding in the defense against COVID-19. The truth is, vitamin C, and it's immune system boosting properties, have been well known for many years. Unfortunately this information has caused an almost panic rush on pharmacies, supplement stores and online retailers, resulting in wiped out shelves and empty warehouses where vitamin C once was.

The olive leaf - olive leaf extractThere is good news though. Your immune system is complex and as such, there are many ways to ensure your body is putting up a good defense against the onslaught of new super bugs and viruses. Beyond things like a healthy diet, frequent exercise and good sleep, there exists other herbal supplements that benefit the immune system. One such supplement is olive leaf extract.

Olive leaf extract (OLE) is an all-natural supplement that helps protect the body against invading micro-organisms that weaken the immune system. OLE has been shown in numerous clinical studies* to be a natural antiviral, antimicrobial, antibacterial and antifungal, as well as potentially beneficial to overall human health, due to its active chemical compounds including oleuropein.** In fact, in a human double-blind study, d-Lenolate® was found to strengthen the system’s defenses and enable the body to efficiently eliminate toxins.

So next time you try and order vitamin C and find it sold out, or even if you just want another option in doing everything you can to optimize your immune system, consider adding olive leaf extract to your daily regimen.

Be Safe & Healthy,

Dennis Clark

Wellness Works

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**These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.

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