Herbs & Spices

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  • £2.00

    Clove whole 25g
    The flavor of clove is strong and characteristically caustic and its scent is pleasant and strong. It is used in flavoring meat, pastry, bakery, distillery, and its mainly used to scent liquer.

    Normally used in foods of Far East, in our cuisine it is used mostly as a spice and meat. It goes well with red sauces, ground meat and in syrup pastries, cakes, biscuits, preserved fruit and sweets with nuts.

  • £3.80

    Godji Berry 70g
    A powerful anti-aging and longevity plant, considered as one of the best superfoods on the planet. Benefits the immune system and boosts metabolism, it detoxifies and is known to improve sexual life significantly. A handful each day for optimal health.

  • £6.80

    It is an herb with amazing health benefit properties. It helps enhance the immune and nervous system, it regulates metabolism and detoxifies the body. 1 tsp. fresh in 1 cup boiling water covered for 10-15 minutes up to 3 times a day.

  • £1.90

    Eucalyptus Leaves 40g
    Eucalyptus is the classic cold remedy herb and is infamous from its use by grandmothers all over the world. Eucalyptus leaves help purify the atmosphere in our home or room relieving us from that strong, dry cough or shortness of breath and alleviating asthma and bronchitis. In addition to its health benefits eucalyptus is a very tasty herb.

  • £6.50

    Cretan Dittanny 50g
    It is indigenous to Crete, Greece, where it symbolizes birth and love. Its local name in Crete (“love”) is due to the fact that it likes to grow in very steep slopes on the rocky mountains of Crete. The young men used to show their courage and their love to their beloved ones by risking their lives picking it up and offering it to them.
    It was used in medicine in Ancient Greece for its pharmaceutical properties on stomach aches and complaints of the digestive system. It is thought that wild beasts used to eat it to help them heal themselves when injured by hunters.

    This is 100% percent pure, high quality and unadulterated Greek Dictamus

  • £2.50

    Cinnamon Wood 60g
    It is used in the form of a stick or ground in sweets, meat, liqueur, vermouth, ice cream and in various kinds of curry. It is more safe to use it in the form of stick because in the form of powder it may contain other substances. Apart from that, when the cinnamon stick is ground, its aroma is kept solid.

  • £5.50

    Το φασκόμηλο καλλιεργείται για την χρήση του σαν καρύκευμα εδώ και πολλούς αιώνες, ενώ υπάρχουν αναφορές, ήδη από το Μεσαίωνα, στις φαρμακευτικές ιδιότητες του. Σε αυτές περιλαμβάνονται η άφυσος, αντισπασμωδική, αντισηπτική και ανθιϊδρωτική. Τα φύλλα, χρησιμοποιούμενα σαν αψέφημα έχουν αντιβακτηριακές, αντιμυκητιακές, απολυμαντικές και στυπτικές ιδιότητες. Σαν τσάι χρησιμοποιείται επίσης κατά της υπερβολικής εφίδρωσης, σε νευρικές διαταραχές, ως καταπραϋντικό κ.α. Προσθέστε λίγα φύλλα σε βραστό νερό, αφήστε 5 λεπτά, σουρώστε και απολαύστε ένα χαλαρωτικό αψέφημα. Αρωματίστε με αυτό τη μαγειρική σας για ένα μοναδικό αποτέλεσμα.

  • £5.50

    Το θυμάρι αποτελεί ένα από τα πιο διαδεδομένα βότανα καθώς χρησιμοποιείται σε ποικίλες μορφές και σε διαφορετικές συνθήκες. Παραδοσιακά το θυμάρι είναι ιδανικό σε καταστάσεις δυσπεψίας, άσθματος, λαρυγγίτιδας, σαν αντιβηχικό και σε βρογχίτιδες. Είναι γνωστό ότι διαθέτει, επίσης, χωνευτική, θερμαντική, σπασμολυτική και διουρητική δράση. Προσθέστε σε ψάρια, κρεατικά, σάλτσες και σούπες. Απολαύστε το σαν ρόφημα, καταπραϋντικό για τον βήχα και για την διευκόλυνση της πέψης.

  • £4.20

    Η βασίλισσα των μυρωδικών με χαρακτηριστικό άρωμα Ελλάδας και πλούσια αντιοξειδωτική και αντιμικροβιακή δράση. Η ονομασία ρίγανη προέρχεται από την αρχαία «ỏρίγανον» που προέρχεται από τα «ὄρος» και το ρήμα «γανοῦσθαι» (αγαπώ, θέλγω, απολαμβάνω), καθότι η ρίγανη προτιμά τα μεγαλύτερα υψόμετρα στα Μεσογειακά κλίματα. Στην Ελλάδα η ρίγανη μπορεί να χαρακτηριστεί και ως ο βασιλιάς των μυρωδικών καθώς αποτελεί το πιο συχνό άρτυμα και χρησιμοποιείται στα περισσότερα φαγητά. Εκτός, όμως αυτής της χρήσης, σύγχρονες έρευνες δείχνουν ότι η ρίγανη και το ριγανέλαιο διαθέτουν ένα ευρύ φάσμα βιολογικών ιδιοτήτων όπως αντιμικροβιακή και αντιμυκητιακή καθώς και σημαντική αντιοξειδωτική δράση.
    Ιδανική για σαλάτες, πίτσες, ψητά, σάλτσες.

  • £5.30

    Organic Greek Thyme – Handpicked in the wild in the Pindos Mountains. The herbs are dried naturally, resulting in a superior quality and aroma.

    The excellent quality of Greek herbs and spices reflects the country’s long periods of sunshine and the different kinds of landscape. This special landscape makes Greek flora so rich, that from the 7.500 different species of plants growing in Greece, 850 of them are only found there.

  • £5.30

    The value of aromatic herbs to our lives is known since thousands of years. In ancient Greece where Hippocrates (460-370 before Christ), the father of medicine lived, the use and implement of herbs from the Greek countryside was the base of medical science. The herbs were considered as magic, and up to this date they are widely used throughout Greece as a supplement to standard medicine. Greece is famous for its unique herbs and spices so it is not surprising that Greek cuisine is all about herbs.

    The excellent quality of Greek herbs and spices reflects the country’s long periods of sunshine and the different kinds of landscape. This special landscape makes Greek flora so rich, that from the 7.500 different species of plants growing in Greece, 850 of them are only found there. Some of the best herbs grow there naturally – herbs like chamomile;mountain tea; tilio (infusion of lime leaves), sage, thyme, oregano and basil are chosen above others by some of the celebrity chefs across Europe.
    The number of herbs and spice-producing plants that grow naturally in Greece is quite unbelievable.
    In the Greek mainland, in the area of Epeirus, up to Pindos mountains and the surrounding valleys, a huge part of Ancient and Modern greek history has been written. The breathtaking landscape and the beautiful views meet a variety of about 1.300 different aromatic herbs, consisting maybe the most complete collection in the world found in one place.

    Up there, we met a perfect relation between nature and human. Our herbs are picked by hand exactly where the plants have been placed by nature and drying happens natural with extra care. Our offered packaging is premium metal –tin in order to safeguard herbs qualities for a very long time, hand- labelled with graphics which narrate its story and a lot of care and love up to the last detail.

    “Stories of Greek Origins” wild aromatic herbs from Pindos Mountains are wildcrafted herbs of superior quality, ethereal and unique aromas, which carry on the original identity of Greece…

    Discover the story…enjoy the taste experience…

  • £5.30

    Organic Greek Sage – Handpicked in the wild in the Pindos Mountains. The herbs are dried naturally, resulting in a superior quality and aroma.

    The number of herbs and spice-producing plants that grow naturally in Greece is quite unbelievable!

    The excellent quality of Greek herbs and spices reflects the country's long periods of sunshine and the different kinds of landscape. This special landscape makes Greek flora so rich, that from the 7.500 different species of plants growing in Greece, 850 of them are only found there.

  • £5.30

    Stories of Greek Origins Organic Chamomile comes from Othrys Mountains inside the Greek mainland where nature is very generous to people with its gifts.

    Grown in the wild, handpicked and dried naturally with extra care to protect their unique aromas and qualities.

    Certified organic – they are extremely aromatic, rich in essential oils and valuable for health!

  • £4.00

    The Mountain Tea, the most popular Greek herb, Hippocrates recommended it as a tonic because of its high content of iron and Dioscorides considered powerful shield against the cold. Derived from the plant Sideritis spp and got its name from the Greek word “iron” thanks to healing action of plant against wounds caused by iron weapons. Crete is known as “malotira ‘name comes from the Italian words« male »(illness) and« tirare »(drag), because in Venetian Crete was considered a panacea for colds and respiratory diseases.

    Properties-Uses: It has anti-hypertensive, antioxidant, antipyretic, antithrombotic activity, while the rich content of flavonoids shields the circulatory and cardiovascular systems. Current investigations in fact confirm the antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, analgesic and anxiolytic activity. Contributes to the prevention of osteoporosis, fights indigestion and gastrointestinal disorders, rejuvenates brain cells by acting proactively against the disease.

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