Greek Mountain tea (Sideritis Raeseri)It is used not only as an excellent brew for the aroma and taste, but also for the treatment and prevention for many diseases.
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It acts as an anti-inflammatory, bacteriostatic, antioxidant, antimicrobial, diaphoretic, tonic, anti-irritant and antianaemic. It helps the digestive system and acts against cold, coughing osteoporosis, cancer and Alzheimer's disease.
Full of Flavonoids and Antioxidants
In 2011, researchers found “Journal of Ethnopharmacology” published a study shown to have anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-spasmodic properties. They were rich in a number of natural antioxidants, including flavonoids, and almost all species also contained essential
Lowers Blood Pressure
A 2012 publication of the “Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology” found that extracts made from Sideritis helped lower blood pressure levels while helping blood vessels to relax. The animal study measured arterial blood pressure and found that a dose of Sideritis extract led to blood vessel dilation, which helped lower blood pressure levels and reduced stress on the heart muscle. While the studies helped support the use of Sideritis for its heart health benefits, further research is needed before Greek mountain tea can be considered a treatment for cardiovascular conditions.
Protects the Digestive System
In 2012, “Planta Medica” published an animal study on the effects of Greek mountain tea on gastrointestinal health and disorders. Researchers found that taking an oral dose of Greek mountain tea led to less inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract, likely due to the presence of phenols and antioxidants found naturally in the plant. Researchers also found that taking the supplement led to reduced inflammation and toxicity in the long term, demonstrating Greek mountain tea’s protective abilities. While the results were promising, further study is needed on Greek mountain tea as an herbal treatment for gastrointestinal complications
Use: Pour 1-2 teaspoons in a cup of hot water simmer for 7-10 minutes, strain and drink.
You can drink up to 2-3 times a day.