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31 Jul

Unexpected Benefits of Olive Leaf Extract

Scientists have isolated the unique molecule that provides olive oil with its multitude of health and life-extending benefits.  The olive tree (Olea europaea) produces oleuropein abundantly in its leaves as well as in the olive fruit itself, and special processing techniques now allow for the extraction of a stable, standardized form of oleuropein. That means […]

30 Jul

Olive oil is a perfect remedy for skin and hair problems

By now, we all know that olive oil is really good for our health and has tons of benefits like lowering the levels of cholesterol and blood pressure, preventing strokes, improving the immune system, etc. But it also has various beauty benefits and this makes it one must-have ingredient in our homes.  

30 Jul

[Pakistan] PAARC, NIGAB sign MoU to promote Olive cultivation

Pakistan Agriculture and Research Council (PARC) and Poverty Alleviation and National Institute for Genomics and Advanced Biotechnology (NIGAB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) here to promote rapid olive cultivation in the country with the help of advanced technology. The MoU was signed by Director of Promotion of Olive Cultivation for Economic Development Project PARC, […]

25 Jul

Olive plantings expand into Southern California, Arizona

The bird’s eye view from the century-old-plus Beach Line Citrus farm in Niland in California’s Imperial County is a commanding vision of the azure waters in the Salton Sea several miles to the West and the towering Chocolate Mountains to the East. Closer to the ground, a crop relatively new to this area is sinking […]

24 Jul

[Middle East] Israelis Settlers Torch 400 Olive Trees near Bethlehem

Settlers set fire to over 400 olive trees in a village Southwest of Bethlehem, locals said. More than 12 acres of trees were set alight by settlers from nearby Bat Ayin settlement on Sunday, witnesses said. The land belongs to Haj Abdul-Rahman Hamdan. Since 1967, Israeli forces have confiscated over 2,500 acres of land from […]