Oleacein (3,4-DHPEA-EDA)
(Decarboxymethyl oleuropein dialdehyde form)

Oleacein (3,4-DHPEA-EDA)
Extracted by Arisi Giacomo e Figli s.r.l. company from olive fruits and leaves, Oleacein, together with Oleocanthal, is the main phenolic compound present in extra virgin olive oil and the main responsible for extra virgin olive oil health properties.
Oleacein is a natural secoiridoid, with a powerful antinflammatory, antioxidant and antimicrobial activity.


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