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What is Hydroxytyrosol?
Feb 11, 2018

What is Olive Leaf Extract ?
Olive leaf is the leaf of the olive tree (Olea europaea). Olive oil is well known for its flavor and health benefits, the leaf has been used medicinally in various times and places. Natural olive leaf and olive leaf extracts (OLE), are now marketed as antiaging, and even antibiotics. Bioassays supportits antibacterial, antifungal, and antiinflammatory effects at a laboratory level. 

What is Hydroxytyrosol?

Hydroxytyrosol is brown powder which is extracted from Olive leaf. It's common specification is 5% 10% 20% by HPLC. Hydroxytyrosol is well soluble in water. Hydroxytyrosol is widely used in pharmaceutical, healthcare product , cosmetics and agriculture industry.   

Hydroxytyrosol is believed to be the antioxidant with the highest free radical scavenging capacity: double that of quercetin and more than 3 times that of epicatechin. The wastewaters generated during olive processing contain a high levels hydroxytyrosol, most of which can be recovered to produce hidroxytyrosol extracts. Studies by Visioli et al (2000) showed that a low dose of hydroxytyrosol reduces the consequences of sidestream smoke-induced oxidative stress in rats. Hydroxytyrosol is the main polyphenol found in olives. 

Health Benefits of Hydroxytyrosol

Hydroxytyrosol has the same health promoting properties than other polyphenols: prevention of atherosclerosis, promotion of intestinal and respiratory health and prevention of cancer. Hydroxytyrosol also reduces the oxidative stress caused by smoking. 

Benefits of Hydroxytyrosol

1. In Vivo Studies about Antioxidant Properties of Hydroxytyrosol

2. Cancer and Hydroxystyrosol

3. Influence of Hydroxystyrol on Heart Disease

4. Hydroxytyrosol is famous for its antioxidant activity, is widely used for skin care and health care products.
5. Hydroxytyrosol is anti-cancer. 
6. Hydroxytyrosol is good for development of bones, keep its function.   
7. Hydroxytyrosol can be applied in cardiovascular medicine production. 
8. Hydroxytyrosol can prevent disease which is caused by smoking.

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