Cretan Dittany

Therapeutic and aromatic plant that grows wild only on the mountainsides and gorges of the Greek island of Crete. The Cretan dittany is used for food flavoring and medicinal purposes. The Cretan dittany is used as herbal tea and in natural beauty products.

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Cretan Dittany - Packaging
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Glass 20

Add a teaspoon or less to a cup of boiling water, leave for 5 minutes, add some honey and enjoy! Do not throw the leaves away, after use, but give them to your plants. It is very high in phosphorus and iron.

More information about Cretan Dittany

It is said that it symbolizes love and that it is an aphrodisiac and that only the most ardent lovers were gathering this rare herb scrambling on mountainsides and the deep gorges of the Greek island of Crete. Even in the recent times, the collection of Cretan dittany was a dangerous occupation.

Cretan dittany was always praised and is exported for use in pharmaceutical products, perfumery, and it is added to flavor drinks like vermouth and absinthe. It has antiseptic, stimulating, and anti-spasmodic action. It heals wounds, soothes the digestive tract, while it is also used against the flu and cold. It contributes to the prevention and treatment of circulatory and cardiac problems, it soothes headaches, and stomach disorders, toothaches, and abscesses.

Recipes using Cretan Dittany

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