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Olive Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Botanical Name
Olea Europaea, Gyrocarpus Americanus
Hindi Name
Homeopathic Name
Olea Europea   -   Mother Tincture

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Action of Olive

Nutrients in Olive

Taste of

Nature of


Parts Used

Leaves, Leaf Extract, Oil

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Olive

It may cause Allergic Reactions on applying to skin.
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Olive is a fruit of a tree.
It is perennial.
The tree grows in subtropical, temperate climates.
It grows up to 15 M.
Olive Leaf is best used for Immunity Booster.
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Materia Medica for Olive

Olive General

Olives are used as an alternative to fruits and vegetables because of their richness in dietary fibre.
Olive acts as a filter that removes the cholesterol from the blood. Olive consists of phytosterols that restrict the absorption of cholesterol in the intestines. This helps to lower the bad cholesterol without affecting the health.
Olive has a good control over Blood Pressure and will make you healthy and strong.
It boosts up the production of a chemical called adiponectin that burns the fat from the body. Eat about 10 olives before your meal, it will reduce your appetite.
It curbs the problem of Motion Sickness. Motion sickness is caused because of increased salivation. Olive consists of tannins that dry the mouth out. Consuming few olives removes excess saliva and relieves Nausea and Vomiting.
Olive are rich in Antioxidants which are useful in neutralizing Free Radicals.
Olive contains antioxidants like Polyphenol, Vitamin E and Betacarotene. These components help to prevent Cancer. The Antioxidant property is useful in preventing Premature Aging.
It protects the bone health. Olives contain Vitamin D, Calcium and Phosphorous that are responsible for the bone growth and maintenance. Thus, it prevents bone conditions such as Arthritis and Osteoporosis.
Olives are effective in maintaining a healthy cardiovascular system. It prevents the formation of Bood Clots and improves the heart functioning.
It is beneficial in maintaining beautiful and healthy skin. It prevents the free radicals attacks on skin tissues and provides smoothness to skin.
It has a calming nature for nervous tension and Hypertension. Thus, helps you feel relaxed and stress free.
Caution : Avoid excessive consumption.
Methods of Administration. How to take
Tincture. The best and the most potent method of consuming Olive is to Tincture it.
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Decoction: Make a tea.
Put olive leaves in a cup of water. Boil it. Simmer for l0 minutes. Drink three times a day.
It may be chewed as such.
Single Herb

Olive ( Jaitun ) for Burns

Use Olive oil on the burnt part twice a day.

Olive ( Jaitun ) for Bruises

Apply oil on the affected part thrice a day.

Olive ( Jaitun ) for Insect Bites

Apply Olive oil twice a day.

Olive ( Jaitun ) for Sprains

Massage with oil twice or thrice a day.

Olive ( Jaitun ) for Itching

Wash the affected part with fresh water. Apply oil regularly.

Olive ( Jaitun ) for Constipation

Have one teaspoon oil daily.

Olive ( Jaitun ) for High Cholesterol

Take one or two teaspoon Olive oil daily.

Olive ( Jaitun ) Leaves for Cold Sores

Olive ( Jaitun ) Leaves contain Oleuropein. Oleuropein fights against Virus and Bacteria, that cause Cold Sores.
Simply apply extract of Olive Leaves over Cold Sores. As well as have quarter a teaspoon of Olive Leaf extract in half glass of water. Intake boosts the Immunity. Low Immunity permits the sores to be occurred.

Olive ( Jaitun ) for Stomach Diseases

Chew some Olives daily.

Olive oil ( Jaitun ka Tel ) for Bursitis

Massage the affected area with Olive oil.

Olive Oil ( Jaitun ka Tel ) for Heart Diseases

Use Olive Oil while cooking food.

Olive Oil ( Jaitun ka Tel ) for Dandruff

Massage gently with Olive Oil on the scalp. Wrap hair with towel dipped in hot water. Leave it for one hour and wash.

Olive oil ( Jaitun ka Tel ) for Ear Infection

Use lukewarm Olive oil as an Ear drop.

Olive ( Jaitun ) for Frizzy Hair

Massage your scalp and hairs with Olive oil.

Olive oil ( Jaitun ka Tel ) for Dry Skin

Massage your Skin using Olive oil. Its a good moisturizer.

Epsom Salt for Psoriasis

Put 4-5 tablespoon in a tub of warm water. Take bath. Apply Oilve oil after that. Repeat this process after every third day

Olive Oil ( Jaitun ) for Snoring

Put 1-1 drop of Olive Oil in both the nostrils before going ot bed

Olive oil ( Jaitun ka Tel ) for Psoriasis

Rub Olive oil over affected areas.

Olive ( Jaitun ) for Bronchitis

Massage using Olive Oil on your Chest at night. Cover your Chest after application.

Olive for Dyspnea

Mix Milk in Olive oil. Put one- two drops in nostrils daily two times a day.

Olive ( Jaitun ) for Atherosclerosis

Chew the leaves of Olive .

Olive oil ( Jaitun ) for Pyelonephritis

Take one tablespoon of Olive oil and add lemon juice to it. Mix it in 1/4th glass of water. Have it.

Olive oil ( Jaitun ka Tel ) for Bunion

Massage the toe with Olive Oil. Do the massage two times a day

Olive oil ( Jaitun ka Tel ) for Stretch Marks

Apply warm Olive oil to the Stretch Marks daily for a month.

Olive ( jaitun) for Knee pain

Warm the Olive oil in a bowl. Massage the affected area with oil

Olive ( Jaitun ) Oil for Cellulite

Warm Olive ( Jaitun ) Oil. Massage with lukewarm oil over affected areas for 10 minutes daily.

Olive Oil ( Jaitun ka Tel ) for Cracked Heels

Olive Oil ( Jaitun ka Tel in India ) is a rich source of Vitamin E. Vitamin E helps to moisturize the Skin. It speeds up the heeling of Cracked Heels.
Apply Olive Oil on to the Cracked Heels. Gently massage for 10 to 15 minutes. Put a pair of socks. Leave it overnight. Repeat it daily for a week.

Olive Leaf for Fungal Nail

Crush leaves of Olive to make paste. Bandage it over infected nail. This remedy will kill the fungus and cure it fast.

Olive ( Jaitun ) for Candidiasis

Apply Olive leaves extract over Vaginal areas topically.

Olive ( Jaitun ) for Knee Pain

Massage using Olive oil on your Knees twice a day.

Olive ( Jaitun ) Oil for Bad Breath

Consuming a teaspoon of Olive ( Jaitun ) Oil with a teaspoon of Lemon ( Nimbo ) Juice on an empty stomach.

Olive ( Jaitun ) Oil for Alopecia Areata

Massage with lukewarm Olive ( Jaitun ) Oil every night for 5 minutes daily.

Olive ( Jaitun) for Angina

Prepre an infusion of the leaves of Angina. Have a glass once a day.

Olive ( Jaitun ) oil for Cataract

Put a drop of Olive ( Jaitun ) oil in affected eye once a day.

Olive ( Jaitun ) Oil for Numbness

Heat Olive ( Jaitun ) Oil. Massage affected area with lukewarm oil. After an hour, take bath with lukewarm water.

Olive ( Jaitun ) Leaves for Ringworm

Take 4 to 5 fresh Olive ( Jaitun ) Leaves. Crush them. Add little water to make a paster. Apply it over affected area. Let it dry. Wash with lukewarm water.

Olive ( Jaitun ) for Earache

Put a few drops of lukewarm Olive oil ( Jaitun Ka Tel ) into the ear.
OR : Soak a cotton ball in the Olive Oil ( Jaitun Ka Tel ) and put it into the ear.

Olive ( Jaitun ) Leaves for Measles

Take fresh Olive ( Jaitun ) Leaves. Grind to make thick paste. Apply it over affected area. Let it dry. Wash with lukewarm water. Do it for 15 days.

Olive ( Jaitun ) for Piles

Apply warm Olive ( Jaitun ) on the affected area.

Olive ( Jiatun ) for Athlete's Foot

Grind Olive ( Jaitun ) leaves to prepare a paste. Dab a cotton ball in this paste and apply on your affected area. Cover it with a cotton cloth for 30 minutes. Rinse it off with lukewarm water. Repeat this procedure twice a day. It kills the fungus that causes Athlete's Foot.
Extract the juice of Olive leaves. Consume 1 teaspoon of the juice with half glass of water.

Olive for Avian Flu

Extract the juice of Olive leaves. Take quarter a teaspoon of this juice with half glass of water. Drink twice daily.

Olive for Candida Albicans

Steep 2 teaspoons of crushed Olive leaves in a cup of very hot water for 20 minutes. Drink it twice daily.

Olive for Gluten Allergy

Have 500 mg of Olive leaf extract daily, once a day.

Olive for Meningitis

Extract the juice of Olive leaves. Take 1 teaspoon of this juice with half glass of water.

Olive for Mycosis

Take 5-6 Olive leaves and grind them to make a fine paste. Apply over the affected area and leave it for 30 minutes. Wash with lukewarm water. Repeat the process 2 times a day.
Take Olive leaf extract, 250 mg per day.

Olive for Schistosomiasis

Take 2 teaspoons of crushed Olive leaves. Steep it in one cup of hot water for 20 minutes. Drink it twice daily.

Olive Leaf for Viral Infection

Olive leaf extract is used to deal with virus infections. Take Olive leaf extract every day.
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Herbal Treatment For Anemia 3

Take Gum Acacia, Purslane and Basil. Grind them together. Fry powder in equal quantity of Olive oil. Cool it. Soak it in Rose Water for one hour. Have one teaspoon thrice a day for a month.

Herbal Treatment For Dandruff 3

Add 2 to 3 teaspoons of Rosemary Essential Oil in 2 to 3 tablespoons of Olive Oil ( Jaitun Ka Tel in India ). Mix well. Apply this Oil blend on the scalp. Massage throughly for 10 to 15 minutes. Leave it over night. Shampoo next morning. Do this twice a week.

Herbal Treatment For Gallstone Flush 1

Apple juice softens gallstones. Drink a tumbler of Apple juice at least three times a day. Drink for four days. Eat normally.
On the 5th day, do not eat the last meal of the day.
In the evening take a teaspoon of Epsom salt (Magnesium Sulphate) with a glass of warm water. After about two hours repeat the same.
After about two hours drink a mixture of olive oil and lemon juice. Drink at least one tumbler full. Ratio 1 : 1.
By now, you would have passed stools. They may be greenish. You may pass stools more than once. If you had Gallstones they would have passed out with the stools.
You still have your Gallbladder, and now its clean, Without stones. No surgery.

Herbal Treatment For Blisters 2

Take 28 grams of dried Marigold ( Gendha ), 28 grams of dried Comfrey root, 2 cups Almond, Olive oil, ½ cup finely chopped beeswax, 10 drops of Lavender essential oil, 10 drops of Tea Tree oil. Heat the herbs gently in Olive oil for 2-4 hours. When it becomes yellow in color, strain it. Apply this on Blisters.

Herbal Treatment For Frizzy Hair 2

Take one Egg and half small bowl of Olive oil. Batter. Apply . Wash it after 20- 30 minutes.

Herbal Treatment For ADHD 1

Take a teaspoon of Chamomile, Rosemary, Sage and Lavender oil. Mix these oils with 40 ml Olive oil. Apply this oil locally on child's feet and spine before going to bed.

Herbal Treatment For Chapped Hands 1

Rub One tablespoon of Sugar with Olive oil to your hands till sugar gets dissolve. Wash hands with any mild soap.

Herbal Treatment For Diabetic Neuropathy 1

Mix Cayenne pepper with Olive oil . Massage topically over the hands and Feet.

Herbal Treatment For Fungal Nail 3

Take Garlic Oil and Olive oil in equal quantity. Apply over the area for half an hour.

Herbal Treatment For Fungal Nail 4

Mix Lemon juice and Olive oil in equal quantity. Apply on the affected nails.

Herbal Treatment For Athlete's Foot 2

Mix Olive oil and Rosemary oil in equal quantity. Apply it over the infected feet.

Herbal Treatment For Impotence 9

Take equal quantity of the following herbs :
Chilgoza Pine : Neja : Nuts
Basil : Tulsi : Leaves
Garlic : Lehsun : Pods
Olive : Jaitun : Oil
Put all ingredients in a jar and grind. Take one teaspoon with milk at night.

Herbal Treatment For Libido Loss Male 4

Grind equal quantity of Olive ( Jaitun ), Basil ( Tulsi ), Chilgoza Pine ( Neja ) and Garlic ( Lehsun ) together. Take half teaspoon with one glass of milk twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Dry Skin 2

Mix Almond oil and Olive oil in equal ratio. Massage the Dry Skin with it.

Herbal Treatment For Goiter 3

Prepare leaf paste of Garden Sorrel. Add some Olive oil in it. Apply on the swelling areas over Neck.

Herbal Treatment For Joint Pain 3

Prepare a mixture of Olive oil and Camphor. Massage using it on the affected area.

Herbal Treatment For Dry Skin 4

Take Sesame oil and Olive oil in equal quantity. Add Mustard oil in half quantity. Apply it over the affected area.

Herbal Treatment For Skin Diseases 8

Take 30 ml Olive oil. Add 5 ml Marigold oil and 2 ml Oregano oil. Apply this mixture on the skin patches.

Herbal Treatment For Baldness 11

Take the following herbs in equal quantity :
Eclipta Prostrate : Bhringraj : Dried
Indian Gooseberry : Amla : Fresh or Dried
Coconut : Nariyal : Fresh : Flesh
Olive : Jaitun
Almond : Badam
Grind all ingredients together. Apply on the scalp and hair. Wash with cold water after one hour.

Herbal Treatment For Baldness 12

Take equal quantity of the following herbs :
Aloe Vera : Gel
Castor : Arandi : Oil
Olive : Jaitun : Oil
Put them in mixer. Blend well. Massage scalp with this twice a week.

Herbal Treatment For Hyperpigmentation 3

Take the following herbs :
Cucumber : Khira : Juice : 2 teaspoons
Olive : Jaitun : Oil : 1 teaspoon
Turmeric : Haldi : 2 pinches
Mix them. Apply on affected parts for half an hour. Rinse with cold water.

Herbal Treatment For Baldness 13

Take Olive ( Jaitun ) and Honey ( Shehad ) in equal proportion. Mix it. Apply the mixture on your scalp as well as on your hair. Wash your hair after 30 minutes. This promotes the growth of new hair.

Herbal Treatment For Constipation 16

Take half cup of Orange juice. Add equal amount of Olive juice in it. Drink this to get rid of Constipation.

Herbal Treatment For Psoriasis 2

Put two drops of Marigold oil and one drop of Oregano oil in a small bowl of olive oil. Mix it well. Rub it over the affected area.

Herbal Treatment For Earache 6

Add two tsp Lobelia Oil in same quantity of Olive Oil. Warm. Use it as an Ear Drop.

Herbal Treatment For Strep Throat 2

Take 30 g leaves of each Lime, Thyme and Geranium. Boil them in Olive Oil. Apply it to your Throat at night.
NOTE : Cover your Throat after application.

Herbal Treatment For Dry Skin 5

Mix Epsom Salt with Olive oil in 1:2 ratio. Apply this mixture over dry Skin.

Herbal Treatment For Stretch Marks 2

Take two teaspoon of white sugar. Add lemon juice and few drops of olive oil to it. Mix well. Rub it over the stretch marks for a week

Herbal Treatment For Baldness 23

Mix half cup of Yogurt ( Dahi ) with One tablespoon each of Olive Oil ( Jaitun ka Tel ) and powdered Mint ( Pudina ).
Apply evenly on the scalp at least 1 hour before hair wash.
It gives a new shine to your hair and controls hair fall.

Herbal Treatment For Dandruff 16

Take mixture of Black Cumin Seed oil, Olive oil and Henna leaves powder in 1:3:3 ratio. Heat them. Let it cool. Apply on your Scalp and Hair.

Herbal Treatment For Wrinkles 5

Take equal quantity of Olive ( Jaitun ) oil and Lemon ( Nimbu ) juice. Mix. Apply it over face in circular motion. Rinse after 20 minutes.

Herbal Treatment For Baldness 25

Soak 8 to 10 Garlic ( Lehsun ) pods in 50 ml of Olive ( Jaitun ) oil for a week. Use it to massage your scalp twice or thrice a week. It promotes hair growth and prevents dandruff.

Herbal Treatment For Fungal Nail 7

Mix Oregano oil in two tablespoon of Olive oil. Apply over the affected nail.

Herbal Treatment For Hematoma 2

Mix Olive oil & Lavender oil in equal quantity. Apply over the affected area.

Herbal Treatment For Hematoma 3

Mix Parsley in Olive oil to make a thick paste. Apply it over the affected area.

Herbal Treatment For Dandruff 20

Take the following herbs :
Ginger ( Adrak in India ) Juice 1 tablespoon
Lemon ( Nimbo in India ) Juice 1 tablespoon
Olive Oil ( Jaitun Ka Tel in India ) 1 teaspoon
Mix all ingredients. Apply it over scalp for an hour. Wash with mild shampoo.

Herbal Treatment For Frizzy Hair 9

Take the following herbs :
Sweet Potato : Mitha Aloo : Boiled : Peeled : Mashed : 1
Olive : Jaitun : 2 tablespoon
Yogurt : Dahi : Half cup
Mix all and blend for 5 minutes. Add One tablespoon Honey ( Shehad ). Apply it from scalp to the end. Rinse with mild shampoo after an hour.

Herbal Treatment For Anemia 8

Take Catechu gum, Basil leaves and Purslane in 3:1:1 ratio. Fry them in Olive oil for 6-7 minutes. Soak the fried mixture in bowl full of Rose Water. Let it stand for one day. Take 1 tsp once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Yellow Teeth 5

Powder dried Orange ( Santra ) peels. Add Olive ( Jaitun ) oil in half teaspoon of powdered peels to make paste. Rub your teeth with this mixture 3 to 4 times a week.

Herbal Treatment For Gallstone Flush 3

Take 2 tablespoons of Olive ( Jaitun ) oil. Add one tablespoon of Lemon ( Nimbo ) juice and a crushed Garlic ( Lehsun ) pod. Have it once a day. It flushes out gallstone in 3 to 5 days.

Herbal Treatment For Melasma 4

Take the following herbs :
Orange : Peels : Dried : Powdered : 1/2 teaspoon
Corn : Makaai : Flour : 1 teaspoon
Olive : Jaitun : Oil : 1 Teaspoon
Yogurt : Dahi : 1 teaspoon
Mix all. Beat well. Apply over affected area. Let it dry. Wash with normal water.

Herbal Treatment For Grey Hair 12

Take equal quantity of Olive ( Jaitun ) oil and Bottle Gourd ( Lowki ) juice. Massage your scalp thrice a week. It helps to regain black hair.

Herbal Treatment For Ringworm 4

Take 2-3 fresh cloves of Garlic ( Lehsun ) and 1 teaspoon of Olive oil ( Jaitun ). Blend both the ingredients together and make a paste. Apply on the affected area thrice daily.

Herbal Treatment For Baldness 27

Take the oils of following herbs :
Olive : Jaitun : Oil : 20 gram
Almond : Badam : Oil : 20 gram
Jojoba : Oil : 20 gram
Tea Tree : Oil : 10 gram
Thyme : Ajavayan : Oil : 10 gram
Patchouli : Oil : 10 gram
Rosemary : Rusmary : Oil : 20 gram
Spikenard : Jatamasi : Oil : 20 gram
Put all oils in a glass bottle. Cover. Leave it for a week. After a week, massage your scalp with this preparation twice a week. It is an effective formula to cure hair problems.

Herbal Treatment For Frizzy Hair 13

Add One tablespoon each of Coconut Oil ( Nariyal Ka Tel ) and Olive Oil ( Jaitun Ka Tel ) in a chopped ripe Avocado ( Makhanphal ). Apply it as a hair mask avoiding roots and leave on for half an hour. Rinse off with normal water and then shampoo your hair. Use this remedy Once a week.

Herbal Treatment For Eczema 11

Mix in equal quantity the essential oils of Chamomile ( Babunah ) and Olive ( Jaitun ). Massage it on the affected skin.
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Mohd Arif Sadiq
06 Apr 2015
It is good information about medicinal properties of Olive Oil. I am having Gall Stone. Please mail it to me. Because I am not able to get print out of the same.
Aman Sharma
07 Apr 2015
You can also try Apple Cider Vinegar in case of gallstones, it is considered to be a good remedy for this condition.
Akorede Ismaila Adeleke ( Nigeria )
26 Feb 2018
How Can I use Olive for the Pregnant Woman Save Delivery? Thanks

07 Mar 2018
Olive oil Massage can be done, but only after consulting an expert.
Victoria ( America )
02 Jan 2020
I am 3 months pregnant and I want to drink olive leaf tea. Is it okay for me to drink?
03 Jan 2020
Dear Victoria. We do not recommend anything during pregnancy. Please consult your dietician or Health care practitioner for it.
However, moderation is the key. Take good care of yourself during this time. Eat healthily and stay healthy!
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
Victoria Jones
15 Jan 2020
Thank you very much! I appreciate your response.
Javier Bodega
28 May 2020
Keep us posted on the birth of your child and what remedies you used ( Olive leaf etc ) . God Bless
23 Jun 2020
I will, and thank you. God bless you also.
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