Bioactive Compounds

The olive leaf contains a wide phenolic profile, of which the major elements are shown below: 

  • Oleuropein
  • Hydroxytyrosol
  • Rutin
  • Catechin
  • Luteolin
  • Diosmetin
  • Caffeic acid
  • Verbascoside
  • Vanillic acid
  • Tyrosol
  • Vanillin


The two most prominent biophenols found in olive leaf extract are oleuropein and hydroxytyrosol.1



  1. Vogel P, Machado I, Garavaglia J, et al. Polyphenol benefits of olive leaf (Olea europaea L.) to human health. Nutr Hosp. 2015;31(3):1427–33.

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