Greek Herbs, Culinary, Herbal Teas & Aromatic Herbs from the Greek islands
Wild Oregano or Argania as it’s called in Amorgos
is a rare and unique species endemic to the island.
The herb of the goddess Aphrodite, it was a symbol
of joy, happiness, and peace.
Probably the most popular herb of Greek and
Mediterranean cuisine in general. Wild oregano is
more fragrant than common oregano and you only need
a small pinch to enjoy its peppery aroma.
Cultivated biodynamically in Amorgos, in the area of Aegiali.
A symbol of strength and bravery, it sprouted from the tears of Helen of Troy and was the incense that burned at the feasts of the goddess Aphrodite, as it generates
and reinforces desire. Folk tradition says that
where the wild thyme grows, fairies dance and play.
Thyme tisane has immune - boosting properties
while it has many uses as a culinary herb, from excellent marinades to stews, and soups.
Thymus capitatus, a native Aegean variety, is organically grown in Agios Dimitrios of Lemnos.
Wild mint or “Fliskouni”, one of the most aromatic Mediterranean herbs. Named after the nymph Minthe,
a river deity and lover of the god Pluto.
It can be enjoyed hot or cold, as a particularly refreshing
a tonic tisane for the mind and body.
Unlike mint and peppermint, it does not contain
menthol and is safe to consume during homeopathy or if you are allergic to menthol.
Organically grown in the Chalkio of Chios.
Dedicated to the goddess Artemis, Melisa was the elixir
of youth, and since ancient times it has been used
by alchemists and healers for tonic potions.
With its sweet taste and lemony scent, it gives an invigorating and refreshing drink for the hot summer days.
Harvested from organic farms in Sangri, Naxos.
The unique scent of Alisfakia, as the sage is called
in Amorgos, awakens the senses.
It is the plant of the god Zeus, the herb of immortality,
and we first see it depicted in 1,400 BC. in fresco
in the palace of Knossos in Crete.
It works as a tonic for the whole body, mainly because
of the tannins it contains.
It is cultivated biodynamically in the area of Aegiali, Amorgos
The ancient Greeks called it the “tea of the Titans”.
"Malotira" is one of the most famous species
of Sideritis, best known as “mountain tea” and grows
in the Cretan mountains.
The name “Malotira” owes it to the Venetians and comes
from the words “male” (sick, evil) and “tirare” (draw)
because they considered it a cure-all
Organically grown in Omalos, at the beginning
of the famous Samaria Gorge
Dictamus, or “erontas” was a favorite plant
of the healer god Apollo. Tradition has it that the wild goats
of Crete, when injured by a hunter, were chewing dittany
and thus removed the arrow from their body.Its decoction soothes stomach disorders and cold symptoms
Harvested from organic farms in Kamari, Paros
The marjoram was given to the people by the goddess Aphrodite, who planted it in mount Olympus, and
like oregano, it symbolized happiness and harmony.
A favorite herb of the Mediterranean cuisine,
it’s delicious in salads and pasta while it makes
a pleasant tisane that aids digestion.
Oregano’s sweet cousin is organically grown in Talanta, Syros.
Beauty Blend Herbal Tea
Helichrysum, pennyroyal, dandelion, orange.
It has a rejuvenating effect on the cells and combats skin aging. It helps in cases of eczema, acne, skin irritation, burns, and scars. Renews cell function, can dissolve old hematomas and helps in cases of phlebitis. It prevents fluid retention with a mild diuretic action without causing loss of potassium. It is rich in vitamins and minerals, especially in vitamin C and iron. Citrus peels release essential oils and catechins that give a healthy glow to the skin.
Winter Blend Herbal Tea
Sage, dittany, st. John’s wort, olive.
It works as a tonic for the whole organism and supports
the immune system, thanks to the tannins it contains.
Effective in treating cold symptoms, bactericide, antibiotic,
cardiotonic, expectorant, antispasmodic and a powerful antiseptic, our Winter Blend has germicidal action
and helps the absorption of vitamin C
Queen's Blend Herbal Tea
Monk’s pepper, calendula, verbena, pennyroyal.
Monk’s pepper is an effective regulator of the female
hormonal system, adjusting the menstrual cycle by
increasing levels of progesterone.
This blend is a natural mood booster and detoxifier.
It has cell renewal properties, gives a healthy glow to the skin and helps fight bloating and fluid retention.
Consumption by men should be avoided,
as it reduces male libido
Relaxing Blend Herbal Tea
Lavender, chamomile, lemon balm, mallow.
Relaxes body and mind, calms the senses
and releives stress. It improves digestion, the function
of stomach, intestines, kidneys and liver and prepares
not only for a pleasant sleep, but also for meditation, relaxation exercises, massage and yoga.
Detox Blend Herbal Tea
Thistle, dandelion, verbena, sage.
Our Detox Blend Improves the detoxifying capacity
of the liver, prevents the formation of fat, and
contributes to the renewal of cells.
Tonic and reinforcing the immune system, it prevents
the creation of free radicals. It stimulates the secretion
of bile, keeps cholesterol levels low and helps remove toxins from all sources., helping to address cardiovascular
events and prevent clots.
Smoker's Blend Herbal Tea
Wild oregano, mallow, eucalyptus, olive.
Soothes a cough, asthma symptoms, acute and chronic bronchitis
and liquefies the sputum. It helps to inhibit bacterial and fungal growth, prevents inflammation of the respiratory and the formation
of ulcers in the mouth and tonsils.It supports the function
of the cardiovascular system, stabilizes blood sugar levels,
regulates cholesterol and protects blood vessels.
Tonic Blend Herbal Tea
Thyme, verbena, rosemary, wormwood.
Gives energy and stimulates the libido.
Has cardiac tonic and stress relief properties,
facilitates digestion, boosts the metabolism and aids fat loss.
It enhances the function of the brain and the nervous system,
helps with optimal absorption of vitamins.
Soothes aching muscles, giving
elasticity to the joints and the connective tissues.
Inspiration Blend Herbal Tea
Rosemary, lemon balm, st. John’s wort, thyme.
Sharpens memory, stimulates brain functions
and gives inspiration and clarity.
Rosemary is considered to contribute to the prevention
of Alzheimer’s disease, while thyme stimulates the senses and hypericum enhances your mood.
Natural sea Salt
Sea salt with Thyme
and Grape Syrup
Natural sea salt, harvested from natural
salt pans, flavored with thyme from Lemnos
and fragrant grape syrup.
Excellent for meat marinades,
chicken dishes and soups.
Sea salt with wild oregano and lemon
Natural sea salt, harvested from natural salt pans, flavored with wild oregano from Amorgos and zest from organic lemon peel.
Try it with fish, seafood, grilled meat, green salads
Sea salt with ouzo
Natural sea salt, harvested from natural salt pans, flavoredwith ouzo from Mytilene
and fennel from Amorgos.
Delicious with mussels, shrimp,
risotto or seafood pasta.
Sea salt with marjoram
and sun dried tomato
Natural sea salt, harvested from
natural salt pans, flavored
with marjoram from Syros and
sun-dried tomato from Santorini
Try it in red sauces, pizza, greek salad
or to upgrade your bloody Mary
Sea salt with Rosemary
Natural sea salt, harvested from natural salt pans, flavoredwith Naxos rosemary
and zest of organic oranges.
Goes well with pork, chicken, oily fish, pumpkin soup, risotto
Sea salt with savory
and chilli flakes
Natural sea salt, harvested from
natural salt pans, flavored
with savory “throubi” from Paros
and smoked red chili flakes.
Goes well with all meat dishes and,
winter soups or a gourmet
cup of hot chocolate.