Organic Greek Mountain Tea - Sideritis Perfoliata
Sideritis Perfoliatafrom Domokos.
A species of Sideritis known for its powerful aroma and intense flavour. When brewed strong, it carries Sideritis flavours with added depth on the palate.
What is Mountain Tea
Mountain tea, also called ironwart or shepherds tea, is known since ancient times for its extraordinary virtues. Mountain tea is traditionally used in Balkan and Mediterranean countries as herbal tea. It is rich in flavonoids. Ironwort has been traditionally used to aid digestion, strengthen the immune system and suppress common cold, the flu and other viruses, allergies and shortness of breath, sinus congestion, even pain and mild anxiety.
How to drink the Greek mountain tea?
Break off a few whole sprigs(3-5g) and steep in boiling water for 5-8 minutes.
Or, to brew as a decoction, place in pot of water on high heat and bring to a boil then strain.?