Oleocanthal and oleacein are bioactive compounds in the Extract of Extra Virgin Olive Oil with proven activities in the treatment of various diseases. It reduces blood sugar, with oleocanthal acting prevents inflammation compound similar to that of ibuprofen, lowers the cholesterol in the cardiovascular system.
The Extract of Extra Virgin Olive Oil contains monounsaturated fatty acids called oleuropein. Replacing saturated fats with monounsaturated fats can aid in healthy weight loss. This also provides a feeling of satiety which can prevent over-eating.
Oleuropein, a polyphenolic compound enriched in the Extract of Extra Virgin Olive is best known for its blood pressure-lowering effect. The ability of oleuropein have powerful antioxidant activity in reducing the hypertension and provide protection against several chronic diseases. It also leads to the preservation of memory and protects against degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s.
SKIN & HAIRCARE
The polyphenols in the Extract of Extra Virgin Olive Oil combat wrinkles and rejuvenate the body cells by having an anti-collagenase and an anti-elastase activity. They catalyse the degradation of skin proteins, such as collagen which is responsible for the firmness and elastin fibers which lend the elasticity of the skin. The polyphenols compounds in the Extract of Extra Virgin Olive Oil prevents non-hereditary baldness while increasing of hair lustre, vitality, and softness. Furthermore, it increases hair density and strength, and protects the scalp from infections, bacteria and chronic dandruff. It can help smooth the broken or burned ends of your hair.
Polyphenols, vitamins, Omega 3 and Omega 6, as well as polyunsaturated fatty acids similar to those of breast milk and essential in the nutrition of our children. Its properties promotes bone and nervous system development, stimulates gastric function and protects cells by providing a perfect antioxidant kit, and all this from the moment of conception through the nutrition of the future mother.
An enormous potential of polyphenolic extracts as active ingredients in the Extract of Extra Virgin Olive Oil applied for the prevention and therapy of UV-damages, skin aging as well as cancer diseases provoked by oxidative stress