Olympic tea known as mountain tea, is a Mediterranean plant that occurs in Greece in 12 varieties. Each of them differs from each other not only in appearance, taste and aroma, but also in properties. It grows at altitudes from 800 to 2100 m above sea level.
Scientific research has confirmed the healing properties of tea.
- reduces the risk of senile disease and Alzheimer’s disease
- eliminates the problem of memory and orientation disorders
- has a calming effect and is used in therapies to treat neurosis and depression
- has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties
- strengthens the immune system
- soothes a sore throat and reduces the symptoms of respiratory diseases
- supports the circulatory system and helps detoxify the body
- prevents osteoporosis, regulates blood pressure and lowers cholesterol
- it is indicated in the diet of people with anemia
THE BREW OF HERB
The key element of the brewing process is the freshly ground herb stalk. We store them as a whole, grinding just before brewing.
- Grind the tea stalks
- Pour a tablespoon of the previously ground tea and pour water at a temperature of 95-100 degrees
- Keep the brew covered for 5-10 minutes
- Drain through a strainer
- Drink it hot or cold – depending on your preferences
Remember not to drink more than 2-3 cups of tea a day. Pregnant women and children should be especially careful.
To strengthen the healing effect, it may be a good idea to add ginger, honey, lemon or milk.
WHERE TO BUY?
The product can be found in pharmacies and good herbal stores or organic food stores. 20 g of dried herb can be purchased for a few Euros.