Greek mountain tea is a single varietal herbal infusion made from the flowers, leaves and stems of the herb Sideritis, which is native to Greece. It only grows in the mountains at very high elevations. This offering of Greek mountain tea comes from Mount Othrys in the Magnesia region of Central Greece. It is a species called Sideritis raeseri. It has been tested it for antioxidants by Brunswick Labs, (www.brunswicklabs.com) the leader in bio-analytical testing. One ten ounce serving of our Mount Othrys Greek Mountain Tea has an ORAC 5.0 antioxidant score of approximately 7,000 and approximately 120 mg of polyphenols.
Origin: Mount Othrys, Greece
Species: Sideritis raeseri
Sourcing: High elevation, hand grown
Amount: 75g (2.65oz)
Servings: Approximately 25 ($0.40 per serving)
Organic: EU certified - DIO
ORAC 5.0 antioxidant value: 7,000 per 10oz serving
Polyphenols: 120mg per 10oz serving
Bioanalytical testing performed by Brunswick Labs
Naturally caffeine free
Tasting notes: Earthy with subtle floral notes and hints of mint
Place a small handful (3g) in a pot with about 12oz (1 1/2 cups) of water. Bring to a boil for 3-5 minutes, then let it steep for another 3-5 minutes. Remove herbs or strain, and enjoy.
Pairs extremely well with honey and makes a great iced tea