Q: I like to buy this product directly from the manufacturer and not from Amazon... I thought I would get a bottle that had at least a year and a half left until expiration from manufacturing date... As it turned out I got less than a year left... Should I return the bottle for a more fresh product?

Asked by: Michael G Russo - 10/26/2019
A: We guarantee a minimum of 12 months remaining shelf life until the expiration date. The bottle you received from the current batch being sold now still has over 18 months shelf life remaining and three years total established with a lab test. This represents a change from what we previously told customers that this product had a two year shelf life.

OliveLeafMAX now has a three year shelf life. After this batch is sold out future batches will have the expiration date printed on the bottle instead of the manufacture date so there is no confusion on how long bottles are good for. If any customer has any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (10/29/2019)

Q: what is the difference between olive extract capsule (orange label) and the olive leaf capsules (beige label). which is better or do they do different jobs?

Asked by: anne - 6/18/2019
A: PLease see our posted answer to this question on our Capsule page (scroll to the bottom): https://www.olivus.com/Capsules_c_42.html
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Answer provided by: Wayne (6/18/2019)

Q: Hi There. I already use Olive Leaf Extract max, and I am so satisfied with it. Just wondering I usually take 2 a day since I started 6-7 months ago. Do I need a break or I can take it continuously? Thanks!

Asked by: Jozsef - 12/12/2018
A: If you are taking olive leaf for general health there is no harm to take a break and there may even be a benefit giving your body a break from olive leaf. We feel summer is the best time to break because of the lower chances of cold or flu infection.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (12/12/2018)

Q: do the vegetarian capsules have niteshades in them? (tomato, peppers, paprika, cumin, potato etc.)

Asked by: kristy lewis - 12/3/2018
A: The manufacturer states only that the capsule material is made of plant material without specifying which plants, but he doubts there are any of the varieties you mention.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (12/12/2018)

Q: Can you open the capsule and drink the contents in water or juice or some other beverage like a smoothie? I find it difficult to swollen pills/capsules. Thanks.

Asked by: Ally - 11/14/2018
A: Yes the contents can be consumed by opening them and mixing with a beverage or food.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (12/12/2018)

Q: How does Olive MAX with 300 caps compare to the Bulk olive leaf with 1000 as far as potency

Asked by: Kellie Bailey - 11/1/2018
A: OliveLeafMAX capsules contain more oleuropein therefore have more of the well studied benefits of that particular compound. There are many other healthful compounds in olive leaf which is why we offer the organic capsule and why we include organic olive leaf powder in OliveLeafMAX capsules. The powder does not go through any processing other than drying and milling, so all constituents in the leaf remain in the final product.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (12/12/2018)

Q: How well do these travel in the heat. I'm in Texas and it's been hot so I'm hesitant to order now but could use them.

Asked by: Susan - 9/17/2018
A: We get this question every summer. The less heat the better is the general rule. A few days in hot weather while in transit will not impact the products potency. Long distance deliveries are by air which is no problem. Only the "last mile" is vulnerable to higher temps. However, leaving the package on your doorstep in 90+ degree weather, especially in direct sunlight can affect the product potency and even the safety seal. Make sure to collect it as soon as possible if the delivery man leaves it outside, or use an address where you know someone will be available to receive it in person.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (12/12/2018)

Q: Hello, I naturally have low blood pressure (87/59). I just started taking one capsule per day of Olive Leaf MAX. Will this put me at risk of having dangerously low blood pressure? Or, rather, will this supplement lower my blood pressure even further?

Asked by: Kat - 8/15/2018
A: This is not a question we can answer. We advise to use olive leaf under the supervision of your health care professional or closely monitor your own blood pressure and discontinue if it falls too low.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (12/12/2018)

Q: What are the benefits and drawbacks of taking the product on an empty stomach versus after a meal? Is either way preferable to the other? Thank you.

Asked by: Aaron - 7/1/2018
A: Taking on an empty stomach may help you absorb olive leaf (and other supplements) faster than after a meal. However it is okay to take them after a meal if taking before gives you an upset stomach. Remember not to take olive leaf and probiotics at the same time but wait an hour for one to digest before taking the other.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (9/3/2018)

Q: I have just purchased your olive leaf Max capsules, about 1 week ago, and I am taking 1 capsule 3 times a day, spread throughout the day, I am taking them mainly to lower my blood pressure, and they seem to be very effective. I notice that you recommend 1 to 2 capsules per day, so my question is, is it safe to take 3 capsules per day long term? Many Thanks

Asked by: Alias - 6/25/2018
A: It is safe and many people take 3 or more daily. Our label is a general recommendation for general health only. Some people are particularly sensitive to health supplements and should not take more than one capsule daily. So, it will depend on the individual and what their system can tolerate.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (6/28/2018)

Q: Helo You write "store in cool and dry place." Is it possible to put the box in the fridge ? Thank you

Asked by: benoit simonet - 5/18/2018
A: No, you should not store this product in the refrigerator because it can cause moisture to build up and destroy product safety and shorten the shelf life.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (5/30/2018)

Q: Hi there! Me and my husband are trying to find a cure against herpes and we have read good things about the olive leaf extract! My question to you guys: can you please tell me what dose we need daily? How many pils/day should we take?! Thank you

Asked by: Madalina - 5/7/2018
A: We do not provide treatment advice. Please consult a natural practitioner who understands herbal treatment protocols.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (5/15/2018)

Q: What is the dosage for an 11 yr old? Weight 75 lb struggling with Lyme. Thx!

Asked by: Jackie - 4/30/2018
A: We do not provide treatment advice. Please consult a natural practitioner who understands herbal treatment protocols.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (4/30/2018)

Q: do you ship to canada?

Asked by: rob cooke - 3/22/2018
A: Yes. Canadians please be aware Canada Post sometimes charges a duty fee which is the customer's responsibility. It happens about once every 20 orders. Canadians who shop on US websites sometimes use a US mail forwarding address service such as MyUS.com or Reship.com.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (3/23/2018)

Q: Is this product suitable for pregnant women? Or are there any OLE that are safe to use during pregnancy?

Asked by: Mira - 2/23/2018
A: All pregnant women should consult a doctor before taking any health supplement. This advice applies to olive leaf supplements also.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (2/27/2018)

Q: Hello .. Well i have Herpes Virus type 2 . And my question is if i buy this will i be cure for herpes permanently and if it do? How many pills a day ? Please and thank youuu .

Asked by: Krystal Candelaria - 2/19/2018
A: Olive leaf has been documented in scientific studies to kill the virus but we can not say our products is a cure or treatment for any health condition. We do not provide treatment advice. Please consult a natural practitioner who understands herbal treatment protocols.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (2/20/2018)

Q: My husband has had the Shingles for over 20 months - what will work for him to rid him of his Shingles for good? His immune system has gone downhill over the Shingles and we need help. Thank you.

Asked by: Jan - 1/27/2018
A: We do not advertise our products as a cure or treatment for any health condition. I am limited to providing my own testimony. I had shingles 6 years ago and used only olive leaf to treat myself. Symptoms were gone after two and a half weeks. I have not had another breakout since. I acted fast and that is a big key to getting over it quickly without much lingering pain. I also took a lot more of it than what we recommend to customers but that is up to you as to how much to take. Everyone has a different tolerance level. Mine is probably higher than most because I am used to taking olive leaf regularly.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (1/29/2018)

Q: I am taking the Olive Leaf Max capsules for toenail fungus. I know you can't make medical claims but I would just like to know the maximum amount of capsules I can take per day. I am currently taking two capsules every 8 hours or 6 per day for about a week now?

Asked by: David - 1/3/2018
A: We do not provide treatment advice. Please consult a natural practitioner who understands herbal treatment protocols. There is no maximum per day established but we recommend up to 4 capsules daily for up to two week period. Some protocols advice more. A lot depends on one's system tolerance which varies widely from person to person.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (1/12/2018)

Q: Do these have an expiration date?

Asked by: Amanda - 12/11/2017
A: We do not use an expiration date. The manufacturing date and lot number is printed on the bottle and has a 2 year shelf life with proper storage condition away from heat, light, and moisture. Do not store in the refrigerator since that causes moisture.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (12/21/2017)

Q: Will this product help with the herpies simplex 1 and 2 ?

Asked by: Gloria Johnson - 10/31/2017
A: Although olive leaf has shown in scientific studies to kill the virus we do not advertise our products as a cure or treatment for herpes or any other health condition. Please consult a natural practitioner who understands herbal treatment protocols, or one of the books we sell written by research doctors.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (11/12/2017)

Q: will these tablets help with a inner ear infection ?

Asked by: bob - 9/9/2017
A: We have heard of any studies or testimonies about that. Olive leaf is an excellent anti-bacterial, anti-viral, and so may have some benefit.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (10/10/2017)

Q: Why are these not FDA approved, and is it safe to take them without that approval?

Asked by: Anonymous - 9/5/2017
A: The FDA does not approve herbal dietary supplements.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (9/5/2017)

Q: Are the capsules gluten free?

Asked by: karen - 8/29/2017
A: Yes, our capsules are 100% gluten free.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (9/1/2018)

Q: So I was just on this website that recommended your product. (Which I bought 6 months supply from you couple days ago) however they say that you sell out and sell out fast. Should I place another order to obtain my full year supply now? How often do you sell out? I would be fine with placing it now. I would just not want to start taking it and have to stop cold turkey if stock was low. Thanks for a great product! Cheers!

Asked by: Celisha Field - 7/21/2017
A: We have sold out a couple times recently due to product popularity growth. We hope to keep in stock continuously from here on with increased production volume and better raw material sourcing. Thank you for your interest in our products.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (7/22/2017)

Q: Can you take olive leaf with valtrac?

Asked by: Reds - 7/8/2017
A: We are not sure and recommend checking with your doctor before starting any health supplements for possible interactions. Olive leaf is known to interfere with proper heart and blood pressure medications.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (7/16/2017)

Q: Is this product GMO?

Asked by: Robert Watson - 6/20/2017
A: No, we use only certified organic olive leaf in our products which means only Non-GMO.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (6/25/2017)

Q: Hi, could you please advise me as to why you use both olive leaf extract (250mg) and olive leaf powder(250mg) per capsule? Most of what I have read tends to favor 500mg per capsule of specifically olive leaf extract and not the olive leaf powder? Thank you

Asked by: Terry - 5/7/2017
A: An excellent question. The success of this product is the high amount of oleuropein combined with wide spectrum of other olive leaf compounds from the olive leaf powder. If you don't believe or trust what is in the powder then focus on the total mg per serving of oleuropein from the 250 mg of extract. And fyi there is also oleuropein in the powder in the naturally occurring percentage of between 1-5%.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (5/12/2017)

Q: When is the expired date of this new stock? Cause I want to buy 6 bottle for one year consumed, need to know the expired date.

Asked by: Quen - 5/6/2017
A: We do not use expiration dates. We print the date of manufacture on the bottle so you know how fresh it is. There is a 2 year estimated shelf life with proper storage (out of heat, light, and moisture). Do not store in the refrigerator as this can cause moisture buildup in the bottle. Store in a cupboard not near the stove or oven.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (5/12/2017)

Q: There is a confusion in my mind about Olive leaf Extract and Oleuropein. Is it the same thing ? Because you mention on your bottles example "Olive Leaf Extract 25% Oleuropein". Does it mean there is 25% of 250 mg in Oleuropein = 112.5 mg Oleuropein in total per 250mg Olive leaf extract? Are 500mg of OLE @ 10% equals 250mg @ 20% in term of dosage ? Thank you very much for your help this is very appreciated.

Asked by: Richard - 5/1/2017
A: You are close to being correct. The percentage (25%) is the amount of oleuropein in the extract. so, 25% of 250 mg extract in each capsule = 67.5 mg oleuropein. Also there is oleuropein in the olive leaf powder but not standardized so can vary between 1-5% or on average 6 mg giving each OliveLeafMAX capsule between 70-75 mg oleuropein. Other olive leaf compounds and polyphenols are not measured but are in all olive leaf and therefore in our capsules also.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (5/12/2017)

Q: CWhat dosage can be given to a four year old child suffering from a severe attack of herpes simplex?

Asked by: Ray - 4/12/2017
A: We do not provide treatment advice. It is best to seek medical treatment advice from medical professionals only. FDA regulations prevent natural product companies such as Olivus from giving treatment advice for this reason. We can not even advertise our products as a cure or treatment for any health condition. If your doctor or naturopractitioner believe olive leaf will help then they should also provide a treatment protocol. Alternatively there are good websites with reliable information online. We suggest people use Google book search for finding treatment information.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (5/12/2017)

Q: What is the difference between this and the 1000ct of your brand offered on Amazon?

Asked by: Allison - 3/29/2017
A: Please see this page on our website for an explanation of differences: http://www.olivus.com/Capsules_c_42.html
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Answer provided by: Wayne (5/12/2017)

Q: Can one take this product when pregnant? Does it have an effect on the reproductive system?

Asked by: Pamela - 3/14/2017
A: Olive leaf has no known side effects for pregnant or breast feeding women or the reproductive system. However, please note the California Prop 65 warning on the checkout page stating our products may have trace amounts of harmful compounds, which is typical of natural products.This has nothing to do with using pesticide since we only use certified organic olive leaf. Harmful compounds such as heavy metals are from the environment (soil, water) and are unavoidable for herbal products.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (5/12/2017)

Q: I was just wondering whats the big difference between this 300 count bottle, and the 1000 count bottle. Is there a difference? Or could I buy the 1000 Count bottle and it have the exact same effects as this 300 count bottle.

Asked by: Al - 2/14/2017
A: See this page on our website for the differences between these capsules: http://www.olivus.com/Capsules_c_42.html

3 organic capsules will approximately equal 1 OliveLeafMAX capsule in potency and have the same effects, both being derived from olive leaf as a raw material. There are no fillers in either product.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (5/12/2017)

Q: Is there any evidence this supplement supports weight loss?

Asked by: Beth - 2/10/2017
A: There is not much work done on this subject. Olive leaf is not known for its weight loss abilities.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (5/12/2017)

Q: Does it help high Blood Pressure and how soon can you see results?

Asked by: Joyce - 1/15/2017
A: Yes, olive leaf is know as a great herbal supplement for maintaining healthy blood pressure and relieving mild hypertension. For someone with very high blood pressure and/or on blood pressure medication it is always recommended to consult your doctor before trying olive leaf since studies have shown olive leaf to interfere with those drugs and affects the doctor's treatment plan.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (5/12/2017)

Q: The directions say to take the max. dosage (2 to 4 capsules) for the short-term then cut back to 1 to 2 daily. Can you define "short-term" please?

Asked by: William Rice - 9/24/2016
A: Short term is 1-2 weeks.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (5/12/2017)

Q: Can valtrex 500mg be taken with olive leaf max capsules?

Asked by: Missy - 9/17/2016
A: We are not qualified to provide an answer for your question. Olive leaf does interfere with some blood pressure medications but we can not track how it interacts with all the drugs on the market. Drug manufacturers are better suited to answer these types of questions since they go through the FDA approval process verifying safe usage protocols.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (9/27/2016)

Q: Will this bottle kill herpes 1and 2 plus kill the shingles virus and it's the second virus. I do not want to get shingle ?

Asked by: Linda - 8/28/2016
A: Firstly let me say that we do not advertise our products as a cure or treatment for any health condition. This products is entirely made from olive leaf. You will have to do your own research how olive leaf affects the herpes 1 & 2 (HSV) virus. A lot of good published information can be researched free on Google's book search page at books.google.com.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (9/27/2016)

Q: I have recently been interested in taking your olive leaf extract supplements; however, I currently take antibiotics prophylactically and was wondering if the antibiotics would make the olive leaf extract less effective?

Asked by: K. M. - 8/24/2016
A: Olive leaf interferes with antibiotics. It is not recommended to use both concurrently.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (8/26/2016)

Q: Does this product OliveleafMAX, work for post herpetic neuralgia?

Asked by: Brigitte Silveira - 8/20/2016
A: Our official answer to treating specific diseases and health conditions is: do your own research. FDA regulation prevents us from answering such questions. Google has a book search which works great for finding answers at books.google.com using appropriate keywords to match olive leaf, oleuropein, hydroxytyrosol to the health condition you are concerned about. This is a book search only not an internet search so you will find answers from published experts.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (8/26/2016)

Q: Is it okay to use this product while pregnant? I've only come in contact with the virus because of my pregnancy, I havent had sex since I got pregnant. Please give me an answer I'm looking to purchase.

Asked by: Chermeka Dericho - 8/18/2016
A: We have not seen any reports or studies indicating there is a danger to pregnant women.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (8/26/2016)

Q: Does this cure herpes completely? How do I go about ordering?

Asked by: Shacky - 8/15/2016
A: Our official answer to treating specific diseases and health conditions is: do your own research. FDA regulation prevents us from answering such questions. Google has a book search which works great for finding answers at books.google.com using appropriate keywords to match olive leaf, oleuropein, hydroxytyrosol to the health condition you are concerned about. This is a book search only not an internet search so you will find answers from published experts.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (8/26/2016)

Q: What type of fillers used in capsules?

Asked by: Rei Yokoyama - 8/14/2016
A: We have no fillers, excipients, or flow agents in our capsules.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (8/26/2016)

Q: Hi, I am in Georgia where it is extremely hot in August. How long does it take to ship to GA? To prevent heat damage Should I wait a few weeks to order OLE?

Asked by: Sherri - 8/10/2016
A: Choosing USPS Priority mail takes 2-3 days to deliver which is not enough time to damage our products. Your order may however be delivered to your doorstep and sit in direct sunlight if no one is home. This is not good and we recommend to have someone present that can accept delivery, or if that is impossible then post a note to your mail carrier to leave packages in a shaded area.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (8/26/2016)

Q: What's the shelf life for this product?

Asked by: M - 8/10/2016
A: 2-3 years from date of manufacture (if stored out of heat, sunlight, and moisture). Check the bottom of the bottle to see a date.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (8/26/2016)

Q: I am planning to take this for my shingles. They are technically cleared up on the outside but I'm having neuropathy and some pain residually in the nerve area where the blisters occurred. I have no idea how many to take per day. I have studied and read that this product can help with this particular virus. I realize due to legal ramifications you cannot be too specific on how much to take for an individual illness. I would assume for my virus I need to take the amount that is maximum dosage. Is there anyway to just verify that? And does the bottle come with a maximum dosage amount? Are there any known interactions with other nutrients? Thank you very much

Asked by: Cindy McCormick - 8/10/2016
A: Our official answer to treating specific diseases and health conditions is: do your own research. FDA regulation prevents us from answering such questions. Google has a book search which works great for finding answers at books.google.com using appropriate keywords to match olive leaf, oleuropein, hydroxytyrosol to the health condition you are concerned about. This is a book search only not an internet search so you will find answers from published experts.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (8/26/2016)

Q: I want to order the olive leaf extract. How will I recieve my order? Through UPS or by the US postal service?

Asked by: Honest - 8/5/2016
A: USPS is the most common delivery method unless you specifically choose UPS or Fedex. If no specific carrier is chosen such as with FREE SHIPPING then we use the most cost effective service 2-8 days delivery which could be any of them depending on the weight and destination of the order.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (8/26/2016)

Q: Do you use chemicals when extracting the oleuropein and where is this product processed?

Asked by: Maureen - 7/24/2016
A: Water and ethanol are the only extractants. We use no other chemicals.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (8/26/2016)

Q: Does the Olive Leaf Extract have any affect or interaction with Type 2 Diabetes, positive or negative? Thank You.

Asked by: Julie - 7/20/2016
A: Our official answer to treating specific diseases and health conditions is: do your own research. FDA regulation prevents us from answering such questions. Google has a book search which works great for finding answers at books.google.com using appropriate keywords to match olive leaf, oleuropein, hydroxytyrosol to the health condition you are concerned about. This is a book search only not an internet search so you will find answers from published experts.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (8/26/2016)

Q: will this help with very bad rosacea ?

Asked by: fredie - 7/18/2016
A: Our official answer to treating specific diseases and health conditions is: do your own research. FDA regulation prevents us from answering such questions. Google has a book search which works great for finding answers at books.google.com using appropriate keywords to match olive leaf, oleuropein, hydroxytyrosol to the health condition you are concerned about. This is a book search only not an internet search so you will find answers from published experts.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (8/26/2016)

Q: Do you use chemicals in your extraction process and where is this product processed?

Asked by: Maureen - 7/16/2016
A: Extractants include water and ethanol only. No other chemicals.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (8/26/2016)

Q: For treatment of herpes; how long should one take the capsules?

Asked by: wisdom - 7/8/2016
A: We are not allowed to give treatment advice this is for medical professionals only.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (7/13/2016)

Q: Hello, from what region is your olive leaf extract from? I've read the mediterranean region produces the most potent OLE. Thanks

Asked by: Alex - 6/14/2016
A: The extract used in OliveLeafMAX Capsules is made in Spain.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (6/29/2016)

Q: Based on what I see on your site, the olive leaves used to produce your olive leaf extract are not certified organic, correct?

Asked by: Patrick Brady - 5/30/2016
A: We use organic olive leaf in all our products. The extract is not certified organic due to the manufacturing process, not the leaf used.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (6/29/2016)

Q: Is OliveLeafMAX safe to take during pregnancy?

Asked by: Jennifer Weaver - 5/27/2016
A: We have not seen any study indicating it is not safe. However we cautiously recommend that any pregnant woman consult her doctor before taking olive leaf.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (6/29/2016)

Q: For those with an aversion to swallowing whole pills, what other intake method is recommended for this product?

Asked by: nickap18 - 5/24/2016
A: If swallowing capsules is a concern we recommend the following:

1) Break open a capsule and add content to juice or yogurt for consumption.
2) Purchase the bulk powder and/or powder extract to consume as described in option #1.
3) Take our liquid tincture or liquid extract instead.
4) Supplement any of these options by drinking olive leaf tea regularly.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (5/24/2016)
A: Break open the capsule and mix contents with beverage or food for intake. Alternatively, we sell bulk olive leaf powder and extract which you can also mix with beverage or food.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (6/29/2016)

Q: How many capsules do you take a day?

Asked by: Nanci B - 5/10/2016
A: 1-2 capsules per day is our label recommendation. More may be taken with close monitoring for any adverse effects or at the recommendation of your doctor or natural practitioner.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (5/24/2016)

Q: What is the difference between these OliveLeafMAX capsules and the organic ones?

Asked by: dtee - 4/30/2016
A: OliveLeafMAX capsules are more potent because it contains both a highly concentrated standardized extract plus olive leaf powder. he organic capsules contain 100% olive leaf powder (no extract).
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Q: Where is it cultivated and where is it bottled?

Asked by: Henry - 4/14/2016
A: We use leaf from the Mediterranean countries especially Spain. Encapsulation and bottling is done in California.
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Q: What's the difference between your OliveLeafMAX Capsules and the Organic Olive Leaf Capsules? I'm looking to cure herpes am wondering which is more potent.

Asked by: Heather - 4/13/2016
A: OliveLeafMAX capsules are more potent but also more expensive. They contain a highly concentrated standardized extract for oleuropein plus olive leaf powder. The organic capsules are 100% olive leaf powder.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (5/4/2016)

Q: I was wondering if this will cure herpes. I know you might say your not allowed to tell. But please be honest will it cure it? Or have heard any success stories of this pill killing off the herpes virus?

Asked by: Esteban Lozano - 4/9/2016
A: Please read published information about olive leaf and herpes at this web page: https://www.google.com/search?tbm=bks&q=oleuropein+herpes
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Answer provided by: Wayne (5/4/2016)

Q: I take blood pressure medicine what are the side affects?

Asked by: Allgood - 4/5/2016
A: According to the book "Olive Leaf Extract" by Dr. Morton Walker olive leaf can have a potentiating effect on blood pressure lowing drugs. In other words it could increase the effects of the medication. This in turn makes it difficult for doctors to determine the correct amount of medication to prescribe. Please inform your doctor before taking olive leaf if you are on any blood pressure medication.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (5/4/2016)

Q: When will this item be back in stock?

Asked by: Ayannah - 3/12/2016
A: We expect to have OliveLeafMAX 60 and 300 count bottles back in stock on April 1st.....no joke.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (3/24/2016)

Q: Is olive leaf extract beneficial for lyme patients and if so, in what ways?

Asked by: Dee - 3/1/2016
A: Many think so but since we do not give out medical advice or advertise our products as a cure or treatment for any health condition you will have to research elsewhere. One doctor that recommends olive leaf is at http://www.primehealthdiscoveries.com
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Answer provided by: Wayne (3/10/2016)

Q: I see that these are not organic but are they non-gmo?

Asked by: Win - 1/29/2016
A: Yes our products use Non-GMO olive leaf.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (2/9/2016)

Q: Does this product help with candida and candida allergy? and if so - which product is best for this? Thank you

Asked by: Laurie - 1/23/2016
A: We do not advertise our products as a cure or treatment for any health condition. Please purchase either book we sell written by research doctors. Or do your own research at Google's specialized search site, books.google.com or scholar.google.com for extensive free information about olive leaf and whatever health condition is of interest.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (2/9/2016)

Q: What is the shelf life of this product?

Asked by: LCSkelton - 1/10/2016
A: Minimum 2 years from date of manufacture printed on the bottle.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (1/15/2016)

Q: what's the proof that it works?

Asked by: peter dan - 12/24/2015
A: Your question is vague. We recommend two special searches for such information: 1) go to scholar.google.com or books.google.com 2) enter appropriate search terms for your search such as "olive leaf" + candida, or oleuropein + shingles. We are limited on giving medical advice per FDA and FTC regulations and do not answer specific health related questions. Our products are made with olive leaf so if olive leaf is helpful then our products should be also.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (12/28/2015)

Q: what dose its good for herpes simples virus 1 and 2 to be taking and for how long before it can be cure? Also what dose for the pregnant?

Asked by: ade - 12/19/2015
A: Your question is considered medical advice which we are not allowed to answer for legal reasons. Please consult a medical professional.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (12/28/2015)

Q: If I take two capsules a day, can I take them together in the morning or is it better to take one in the morning and one in the evening?

Asked by: Susan - 12/14/2015
A: You can take them either way. Taking in the morning on an empty stomach is preferable but only if it does not upset your system. For sensitive stomachs taking with food is fine and still makes olive leaf effective.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (12/14/2015)

Q: What is the recommended dosage on taking these to prevent oral herpes outbreaks? T

Asked by: Samantha Branch - 12/3/2015
A: We do not give medical advice and tour products are not FDA approved drugs or cures or treatments. Therefore the best advice we can give you is to read a holistic/herbal remedy book. We sell two books specifically written about olive leaf extract. They contain recommended dosage information.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (12/14/2015)

Q: Can this olive leaf get rid of my herpes virus?

Asked by: robin - 11/9/2015
A: We are not allowed to give medical advice or represent our products as cures for any disease or health condition. However, there is ample information on studies done with olive leaf and herpes. You can do your own research at scholar.google.com or books.google.com.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (11/13/2015)

Q: Is your Olive Leaf Max "standardized?" I am wondering because my research suggests that products which undergo a standardized process are solvent-extracted using methylene chloride which is a toxic solvent.

Asked by: Danette Green - 11/8/2015
A: Our powder extract is standardized to contain 25% oleuropein and uses pure ethonol (alcohol) as the extraction agent.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (11/13/2015)

Q: What are the differences between OliveleafMAX and Organic Olive Leaf powder? Which is stronger?

Asked by: Steven - 10/18/2015
A: OliveLeafMAX extract contains 25% oleuropein (one compound in the olive leaf). Organic olive leaf powder is the whole olive leaf ground into powder. It has not gone through any extraction processes and therefore contains oll compounds of the leaf in the naturally occurring proportions. There are advantages to each which is why OliveLeafMAX Capsules are made with both ingredients.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (10/19/2015)

Q: According to my daughter, your product can help lower blood pressure but it shouldn't be taken with medication that does the same thing. Is this accurate?

Asked by: RoseAnn - 9/21/2015
A: Yes olive leaf has been known to interfere with the effects your doctor is trying to obtain through blood pressure drug treatment.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (9/30/2015)

Q: I read OLE can help cleanse the digestive tract. Will taking OLE capsules have an affect on the probiotics I take?

Asked by: Holly - 9/1/2015
A: We have not seen any study linking olive leaf with any detrimental effects of probiotics. Although more work is needed to conclusively understand the relationship.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (9/1/2015)

Q: I've been reading about the lead content in your products. How much lead is in each the Max capsules?

Asked by: Holly - 8/31/2015
A: Less than 3ppm (parts per million). This is considered a normal trace amount by FDA.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (9/1/2015)

Q: What item does this supplement contain that is in prop 65? how harmful is it to human and k9 consumption? I am looking to get pregnant within a year so will this be ok for me to take. I am taking this to kill or at least put dormant my Herpes II. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. thank you

Asked by: Lory - 8/17/2015
A: There are over 800 chemicals on the Prop 65 list. Food and nutritional supplement companies do not test for all of them. Of the ones we test lead shows up which is common for any herbal ingredient. It is picked up from the soil. The threshhold California sets is lower than FDA and so low that any business selling food products in California commonly display the Prop 65 warning (restaurants, grocery stores, health food establishments, wineries). Certified organic products/companies display the warning or face the prospect of fines and lawsuits.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (8/17/2015)

Q: I would like to know what cultivar of Olea europaea you use to make your 25% oleuropein powder and organic olive leaf powder? The composition of the leaves, aside from oleuropein would be very different, depending on the cultivars that you use.

Asked by: Louise Slade. PhD - 8/10/2015
A: Our standardized extract currently uses leaf from southern Spain. Leaf is obtained from a large coop and therefore multiple cultivars are included.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (8/10/2015)

Q: hello, I would like to know, how many capsules should I take per day and during how long to eradicate the virus Herpes 2? thanks

Asked by: greg - 8/2/2015
A: This type of question is asked frequently and one we are not allowed to answer nor should we since we are not medical practitioners. Medical advice should always be directed to your doctor or natural practitioner. The FDA and FTC have specific regulations preventing a marketer to make health claims about treating or curing a disease. Interestingly, others who are not marketers can make such statements and if you read the books we sell or other natural remedy books you can find answers to how olive leaf helps the immune system and other facets of improving ones health. The information on our website tries to be as helpful as legally possible without going over the line. It isn't always easy to do this.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (8/4/2015)

Q: I have a concern regarding the warning on taking olive leaf max tabs, it cautions that it may cause cancer? How is this possible if it is such a natural product high in anti oxidants?

Asked by: Brendan - 7/8/2015
A: We get this question almost every day. Unfortunately the state of California enacted a law that affects any business exposing the public or the environment to any chemical on a list of over 800 that causes cancer or birth defects. Organic products typically contain lead from the ground. We are required to post the warning somewhere conspicuous to our customers. It is a common warning these days in California seen everywhere from supermarkets and restaurants to gas stations and hospitals. We probably lose business because of this law and have notified our congresswoman Susan Bonilla to hopefully change the law to make more sense for the public rather than create needless concern and loss of business for California companies.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (7/8/2015)

Q: Is it best to take olive leaf extract capsules with food or on an empty stomach?

Asked by: Wanda lee - 6/30/2015
A: Empty stomach is preferable but not necessary.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (8/4/2015)

Q: article that told me about your company said "go for the super strength varieties that have an Oleuropein content of 25% or more (or at least 700-750mg)." please advise which of your product to order that meets this - thank you ??

Asked by: k - 5/3/2015
A: We do not sell a capsule containing 700-750 mg. So no product meets your specifications. Taking two MAXCapsules per day would meet your objective, or taking 750 mg of the bulk powder extract which we sell as well.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (8/10/2015)

Q: Are your products Good Manufacturing Practices certified (GMP)? Thank you.

Asked by: Vern - 4/10/2015
A: We contract manufacturing to a certified cGMP company for all our products.
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Answer provided by: Wayne (4/27/2015)

Q: Has this been clinically proven to cure herpes?

Asked by: mazie - 3/26/2015
A: No, the FDA will not approve a natural herbal extract to be a cure or treatment for a disease such as herpes. However, much research has been done to show olive leaf is beneficial in killing that virus. Our website has references to some studies and you can find many more with an online search at: scholar.google.com or books.google.com.
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