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Greek Canadians Launch Drink Made with Greece’s Mountain Tea

The three Greek Canadians who launched ΤΣΑΙ (Tsai), the carbonated Greek mountain tea beverage, have childhood experiences of their parents giving them the traditional mountain tea as medicine when they were ill. Growing up in Canada, James Roumeliotis, Manny Favas...

Greek Mountain Tea: Ancient Medicine and Elixir

"Greek Mountain Tea," or sideritis, which has been used since ancient times as medicine, a  refreshment, and a memory and energy booster, is one of Greece's most recognizable and popular herbs. Ancient Greeks called it sideritis, meaning "that which contains iron." They...