Mountain tea is a valuable herb that thrives in the mountainous regions of Greece. It offers protection in the body and has many vitamins and equally many therapeutic properties. Ever since antiquity Dioscorides used it as a wound healing and is beneficial to the blood vessels of the heart.its powerful healing and rejuvenating action makes it ideal for use in wounds, while protecting against wound infections due to its antimicrobial and antibacterial action. Its analgesic action combined with its anti-inflammatory action makes it ideal for protecting and washing wounds both externally and internally, as an infusion or tincture. A stimulant of the brain and muscles as well.
The tea infusion is highly tonic and fights hypertension, while, due to its antioxidant activity, it inhibits the growth of cancer cells.
It also protects against common colds, while it is also antipyretic and sweating. It strengthens the immune system and stimulates it while at the same time it has an antiviral effect. It is used in cases of tonsillitis, inflammation of the pharynx and for colds. Its healing properties still help in the fight against capillary and heart diseases, thanks to the so-called flavonoids it contains.
Siderite has a beneficial effect on the respiratory system as an expectorant and relieving respiratory problem. It improves cardiovascular function, and because of the high iron levels it has, it prevents anemia. It works in the body as an antithrombotic, protecting against cardiovascular diseases.
With regard to the stomach, mountain tea stimulates gastric secretions, so it works well as a digestive and its astringent properties make it ideal for treating inflammations of the stomach, intestines and the urogenital system.
It is believed that the systematic use of mountain tea infusion causes detoxification of vital organs such as the liver and kidneys. Recently, other medicinal properties of tea have been discovered. Prevents the onset of osteoporosis and acts against Alzheimer’s disease! Also studies have shown that the use of siderate helps prevent osteoporosis, which is not yet fully established.
It is worth mentioning that mountain tea is one of the few herbs for which there have been no contraindications or side-effects of overconsumption. It is an infusion that is pleasant to taste as hot as cold, whenever you can enjoy it safely in summer and winter.