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Greek mountain tea (Wild tea) 50g
Mountain Tea is enormously popular in Greece, and used most often in winter when levels of physical activity decrease and colds, aches, and pains increase. It is said to have a positive effect on almost anything that ails but, most notably, it is used for colds, respiratory problems, digestion, the immune system, mild anxiety, and as an anti-oxidant. It is also used as an anti-inflammatory and to reduce fever.
The most common English name other than Mountain Tea is "Shepherd's Tea," because Greek shepherds would use the plants to make a brewed tea while tending their flocks high in the hills.
Mountain tea has a sweet, floral and earthy taste with a strong aroma.
It is said that mountain tea have a positive effect on almost anything that ails. Traditionally has been used to aid digestion, strengthen the immune system and suppress common cold, the flu and other viruses, even pain and mild anxiety.
Rich in antioxidants, know scientifically to be anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory.
Put flowers into a tea pot with a cup and and fill with boiling water. Let the tea steep for five minutes. Often served with honey.