This small shrub grows in mountainous areas throughout Greece and is known from ancient times with the name Sideritis. It is said that it took its name from the teeth of the calyx of the flower, which resemble a spearhead.
Laboratory studies show that mountain tea contains numerous components, mainly flavonoids. They also confirm the antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and analgesic properties of the plant.
Mountain tea is the most popular drink in Greece, and not without a reason, since it is a delicious tea with many beneficial properties.
It is aromatic and delicious, and you can enjoy it, either cold or hot, with honey, cinnamon, lemon or plain according to your liking! Mountain tea does not contain caffeine, so it can easily be consumed in the evening before bedtime.
You can enjoy it both hot and cold!