¿PROPERTIES OF TERPENES?
1. Anti-parasitic activity
2. Anti-protozoal activity
2.1. Cryptosporidium parvum (human)
2.2 Toxoplasma gondii (human)
2.3. Plasmodium falciparum (human)
2.4. Eimeria tenella (poultry)
2.5. Isospora suis (pigs)
¿PROPERTIES OF PHENOLS?
1. Anti-inflammatory activity
2. Anti-platelet aggregant
3. Antioxidant activity
4. Antimicrobial activity
5. Apoptosis inducing activity
Own to the therapeutic properties described in before in this web, and thanks to its high bioavailability, the addition of olive terpenes and phenols to the diet of animals with zootechnical interest has the following advantages:
1. Gastrointestinal and esophageal epithelium protection because of its anti-inflammatory property. As a result of it a better nutritional status will be appreciated.
2. Potential use as a natural antimicrobial, less aggressive and with less resistance in front of him that what it is found with the use of commercial antibiotics for prevention of several infectious and parasitic diseases. In some cases better than conventional antibiotic effectiveness.
3. Improvement of overall health tone due to its strong antioxidant activity.
4. Lower prevalence of cardiovascular diseases in animals, especially atherosclerosis, due to its antiplatelet activity and its protective effect on LDL oxidation.