The classic mountain tea that was not missing anywhere in the past and was the first decoction prepared for the cold, slowly finds its place and scientifically among the beneficial beverages for the body.
Mountain tea has a beneficial effect on:
- Crying - Inflammation of the upper respiratory tract - Combating dyspepsia and gastrointestinal disorders
Mountain tea contains plenty of ingredients such as flavonoids, diterpenes, phenylpropanes, iridoids, monoterpenes. In recent years, mountain tea has found its place under the scientific microscope in order to verify its positive effect on the body.
Greece and Spain are the countries with the highest consumption of mountain tea. About 17 species are found in the mountains of Greece. Most are native to high-altitude rocky areas, its rough collection almost threatens to disappear, which in most areas is forbidden to collect. In fact, it is promoted for commercial purposes in order to protect the native varieties.
Laboratory studies on the beneficial effect of mountain tea have already been made by the Universities of Patras and Ioannina while the University of Athens in its study argues that the extracts of Sideritis euboea and Sideritis clandestina can contribute to prevent osteoporosis as they protect against loss Bone density and enhance the mechanical strength of the bones. Additional studies from Germany suggest that mountain tea can protect against Alzheimer's disease.
Mountain tea, unlike the rest, has no stimulating action and can be easily consumed even in the evening before bedtime.
To make the most of its beneficial properties, you should pay attention to the way you prepare it. The right way is to boil the water first and shortly before it scoops to remove it from the fire, then pour into the mountain tea, leave it for 3-4 minutes, strain it and drink it. You can also add honey, cinnamon, lemon to the classic mountain tea. Trust the herbs that have lived for years in our tradition and you will certainly not miss. The mountain tea is there and is waiting for you to discover it. Worldwide shipping with Greek ELTA post.Registered with tracking number. You will receive a lovely paper organic bag.