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Sideritis: Greece's Famous Mountain Tea and its Ancient Secrets of Healing

Greeks are not known for their love for tea, as the British or the Turkish are. However, when it comes to tea, the first variety that a Greek would mention is ''chai tou vounou'', or Greek mountain tea. Sideritis, as...

5 Ancient Greek Herbs and How We Use Them Today

Greece is known today for its herbs as they are used in teas and homeopathic remedies world-wide. But did you know that there are many herbs that the Ancient Greeks used that are still popular in Greece today? The 5 herbs below were...

Crete is a Mediterranean 'Treasure' of Aromatic Plants and Herbs

The promotion of Crete's endemic plants should be given a boost soon, says Cretan community's representatives. During this past weekend, as part of an event held to promote Crete's aromatic plants and herbs, local businessmen, producers and local members of...