Our company has a big variety of dried plants and herbs, also you will find greek tea mountain:
- Mountain tea
All of our herbs are packaged a) in cut or crushed in glassware (5 to 50 grams) as well as b) uncut (whole wad) in paper or plastic packages (50 grams to 100 grams).
All aromatic plants and herbs are grown in the center of Greece in the prefecture of Magnisia, on the foot of Mount Othrys from organic farming, displaying the name of the producer on the package.
Mountain tea belongs to the botanical group sideritis. It contains a variety of ingredients such as flavonoid diterpenes, phenylpropanes, iridoids, monoterpenes and is effectively beneficial to: the common cold - Inflammation of the upper respiratory tract - indigestion and gastrointestinal disorders. It is considered: Antispasmodic - Analgesic - Epidemic - Antioxidant – Anxiolytic.
Oregano is the main ingredient of Greek and, more generally, of the Mediterranean cuisine. It is a good source of fiber and contains volatile oils, sterols and flavonoids. It is rich in vitamin C, E, K, A, manganese, magnesium, calcium, zinc, potassium, niacin, phosphorus, iron and beta-carotene. It also contains lutein, zeaxanthin, cryptoxanthin, pinenum, limonene, cinnamon, caryophyllene and uric acid and rosmarinic acid.
Mint has up to 2% essential oil (containing menthol, menthone and jasmonate), tannins and a bitter element. It contains vitamin A, C, B12, B3 and folic acid, magnesium and iron, calcium and manganese. It is an excellent source of metallic elements like potassium and used in both cooking and confectionery.
Lavender is an aromatic pharmaceutical plant –It is brewed but also used as oil in perfumery, soap making and pharmacopoeia. It is thought to act as a remedy against cough, asthma, pertussis, flu and laryngitis. It is ideal for insomnia and stress; it helps to relieve migraines and headaches. The healing properties of wild lavender are innumerable.
Tarragon leaves contain iodine, potassium and vitamins A and C. Its leaf infusion can be used against nausea, hiccups, insomnia and acts as a digestive, appetizer and tonic. Tarragon is considered one of the most useful herbs in cooking. It is anti scorbutic, diuretic, antipyretic, anthelmintic.
Thyme contains more than 1% volatile oil (contains thymol, carvacrol, cupol, lincolol, borneol), bitter elements, tannin, flavonoids and triterpenoids which kills germs. The thymol and the borneol it contains are responsible for its antiseptic and antibacterial properties - it fights off debility and anxiety, mental and physical exhaustion, depression and apathy. Along with oregano and marjoram, it flavors soups and sauces.