Raw olive leaves

Is it safe to eat raw olive leaves from the tree and if so how many should be eaten per day for fibromyalgia?

Answer:

Yes it is safe, provided the trees or nearby trees have not been sprayed with pesticides or other chemicals, and you are not on heart or other medication.
Pick clean healthy leaves.
The leaves are rather bitter so I would suggest making them into a tincture as shown on this site, or drying them and making tea or capsules.
If you wish to eat them, start off with about 1 - 3 grams of fresh leaves per day, slowly increasing to up to 6 - 8 grams per day.
If you feel better after a few weeks, you can reduce the dosage by about half, or whatever level you find maintains your wellbeing.
If you dry the leaves first, halve the above weights.

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