Scientific name: Olea europaea L.
Common name: olive tree.
English name: olive tree.
Parts used: fruits, leaves.
Components: leaves and bark with triterpenes, flavonoids, glucosides; fruits with lipids, triglycerides, fatty acids (oleic, palmitic, linoic).
Properties: a skin softener with antioxidant properties which help counteract signs of aging. Suggested use: as a decoction for hypertension.