Since the earliest days in humankind’s documented history, the olive tree has been glorified for its amazing health benefits. It is mentioned in ancient religious texts, including the Bible’s Book of Genesis and the Koran, the sacred text of Islam.

It’s also extremely connected to Greek legends, to mention one, the creation of the city of Athen. Moreover it's a symbol of peace, longevity and wealth.

Why this tree has always been so important in our history? Let’s take a closer look at the olive tree’s components – particularly its leaves and the olive leaf oil derived from them – to better understand why this magnificent tree lives up to all the hype.

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