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Greece’s Famous Mountain Tea and its Ancient Secrets of Healing

Greeks are not known for their love for tea, as are for example the British, Russians and Turkish peoples are. However, when it comes to tea, the first variety that a Greek would think of is ''Chai tou vounou,"or...

Five Ancient Greek Herbs and How We Use Them Today

Greece is known today for its herbs that are used in teas and homeopathic remedies. But did you know that there are many herbs that the ancient Greeks used that are still popular in Greece today? The five herbs below...

Oregano: The Quintessential Ancient Greek Herb

Ancient Greeks knew a thing or two when it came to herbs, and oregano is one that they simply could not do without.

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...

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...