Mountain tea or shepherd's tea (syderitis syriaca)
Respiratory tract infections, fortify the immune system, help digestion, diuretic, detox the liver, anti-inflammatory.
Syderitis syriaca is a plant used to prepare a tea, that in Greece is called tsai vounisio, mountain tea. You can find this plant in the best herbalist’s shops or, if you are so lucky to visit Greece, in all supermarkets . In order to prepare a wonderful herbal tea bring some water to boil, remove from heat and add 5 cm of the plant for every cup of water for 10-15 minutes, filter and drink. It will be like tasting the hot and sweet Greek hills!