According to Greek Mythology the first olive tree was planted by the goddess Athena at the Acropolis. The antimicrobial properties of olive leaves are now universally recognised. The leaves are hand-p..
Diosmos belongs to the mint family and its greek name with ancient origins means "the sweet scented one". In ancient Athens, they used to rub the body with diosmos, as well as spread it on the table b..
According to Greek Mythology, the Nymph Daphne refused the love of the god Apollo who had fallen in love with her and she prayed to her father, the river-god Pineios, to help her. Pineios transformed ..
Linden tree has dense and abundant foliage, reaching a height of 30 m and lifespan of more than 200 years. Its fragrant flowers and leaves make a luscious herbal tea well known for its relaxing and so..
This is commonly found in greek mountainous areas. Much has been written about its beneficial properties. Myth has it that in the Middle Ages alchemists used it along with other plants to create an el..
Nettle is commonly found in greek mountainous areas. It makes an excellent herbal tea which has been appreciated since Antiquity. Nettle is mentioned by the physicians Hippocrates, Dioscorides and Gal..
Pennyroyal, also known as greek wild mint, is a perennial plant with pink, purple and white flowers which is found in sunny places in temperate climates. According to Greek Mythology, Minthe was a bea..
The largest Greek island plays an important role in the Greek wine map. The combination of climate, topography, soil composition and producer effort make the island an ideal place for viticulture. The..
Alexandra Manousakis created the Terroir series of products to highlight the imprint given by nature to its products. Terroir is the environment, the culture, the aromas and flavors that are hidden in..