Q: Re: Product ID : Ole-5
Many Olive extracts list their Oleuropein content. I do not find this information for this product. Can you tell me what it is?
A: This is a whole herb extract (non-standardized). The oleuropein content varies and we do not measure it for each batch therefore we do not advertise the content of this one compound.
Q: Product ID Ole-5
Can I use this product topically - directly on the skin
A: Yes it can be used topically.
Q: Is the recommended daily dosage equivalent to three of the olive leaf capsules that I usually buy in the 1000-capsule jars? What is the equivalency, please.
A: 1 teaspoon is approximately equal to 2 organic olive leaf capsules.
How long will this be on sale?
A: We have not set an end date at this time.
Q: What is the difference between tincture and extract?
A: Olive leaf tincture is in an alcohol base, and this liquid extract is in a glycerin base. Both are whole herb extracts and non-standardized meaning there is no one compound or constituent that is guaranteed to be the same percentage from batch to batch.
Q: do you have this in a glass bottle?
A: No, this product comes in a plastic bottle.
Q: What is the percent of Oleuropein in the extract?
A: The oleuropein content is not measure or standardized from batch to batch. This is a concentrated whole herb extract.
Q: Is the liquid extract equivalent to taking the Olive leaf max capsules? What's the oleuropein percentage?
A: When following the daily serving equivalents they are approximately the same. Our liquid products are not standardized for oleuropein and we do not measure from batch to batch.
Q: How to use for SHINGLES?
A: We recommend to use according to the label recommendation which is 2 teaspoons daily.
Q: Where does your olive leaf come from and what is your method if extraction?
A: It mostly comes from Spain. Extraction is from low temperature alcohol extractant. The alcohol is then evaporated off with the remainder added to a glycerin base.
Q: what is the usual and customary daily dosage for someone with candida toe nail infection and too much yeast in there body?
A: Due to FDA regulations we are not able to answer your question which falls under treatment advice. Since we are not allowed to advertise our products as a cure or treatment we advise people to do their own research on the benefits of olive leaf.
A good and reliable source is Google's book search at books.google.com.
Use appropriate keywords to match up olive leaf, oleuropein, hydroxytyrosol to your condition, and see what independent experts have written.
Q: Can extreme heat while in transit damage the product ?
A: Liquid products are more susceptible to heat damage if left in heat for long periods. Our products are well packaged to prevent damage but it is prudent to not leave items in the sun on a hot day. Ask your postal carrier to leave in a shaded area if you will not be home when delivered.
Q: Our family has been suffering from pinworms and this product was recommended. Could you tell me what dosage for 14 month old, 5 yr old, 7 yr old and two adults? Thank you!
A: We are not permitted to give treatment advice since it is considered to be medical advice. Also we do not advertise our products as a treatment or cure for any health condition per FDA regulation. Please consult your natural practitioner or other similar authoritative sources.
Q: I know the doseage but how do I take it. Can I mix it in a gless of juice and drink it down all at once, or do I have to sip it all day?
A: Take it straight using a teaspoon, or mix it in a beverage to help mask the taste.
Q: How does olive leaf extract relate or help viral infections like the flu?
A: This is a common question and we refer people to the Google Book Search for expert advice and answers:
Q: Does this product contain 20% Oleuropein ?
A: This is a whole herb extract and is not standardized to contain a minimum amount of oleuropein.
Q: What is the potency of the alcohol-free elixir per teaspoon or per dose? I would like to get an equivalent to 500mg but not sure how to figure that out with the liquid. Thanks.
A: The best and easiest way is to compare daily recommended servings. Serving size for Fresh Leaf Extract is 1 teaspoon which is approximately equal to 1 OliveLeafMAX capsule or 2-3 Organic Olive Leaf Capsules.
Q: Can you apply this topical or oral?
A: This product is designed to take orally. It can be applied topically directly on the skin also but results may vary as we have not tested it for anything specific, nor do we have any customer feedback to go by. I used the tincture topically to remove a wart and it worked when nothing else would. If tincture can work so could this product. If you give it a try let us know how it helped please.
Q: How much of a% of oleuropein.is in this product &is this organic product & is this extra strength olive leaf?
A: This is not a certified organic product and the oleuropein is not standardized nor measured with each batch. It is extra strength because it is a concentrated liquid extract. The whole herb is concentrated not just oleuropein.
Q: How many MG? How many times a day...how long does one bottle last?
I am looking to take in about 700-750mg a day
A: Suggested servings are printed on our labels which are posted on the product detail page. Simply hover your mouse over it for a closeup. Serving sizes are also posted on our website Preparation page: http://www.olivus.com/preparation_olive_leaf.htm
Q: Does this product contain 25% Qleuropein ?
A: No this product is not standardized so the oleuropein content fluctuates. We do not test the percentage. Our powder extract contains 25% oleuropein and is the best product for maximum oleuropein content.