For olive leaf extract, it has a long history in the skin care industry for its good anti-inflammatory and restorative properties.
Similar to other plant extracts, the olive leaf extract is not a single component, it contains various compounds such as oleuropein, luteolin, caffeic acid, apigenin, quercetin, and rutin.
The effect of olive leaf extract: anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-oxidative, anti-glycation. Among them, the most well-studied and most meaningful is its anti-inflammatory effect.
Olive oil leaf extract can stimulate macrophage activity. On the one hand, it promotes the inflammatory response in the early stage of inflammation, kills bacteria and phagocytoses, and on the other hand inhibits the inflammatory response in the later stage of inflammation.
Olive leaf extract helps to enhance the activity of SOD, GSH-PX, and heme oxygenase-1 and helps to improve the skin's own ability to scavenge oxygen-free radicals.