The traditional Greek mountain tea, also known as Shepherd’s Tea, is made from the flowery buds and leaves of the Sideritis plant. Also sometimes called ironwart, the Sideritis plant is grown and harvested in the mountainous regions of Greece. It is an ancient herbal plant that has been consumed for its health benefits for many, many years.
And today Olympus has crafted new age plant-based beverages available to you at your local grocer.
§ FLAVONOIDS & ANTIOXIDANTS
Enjoy our plant-based beverages full of flavonoids and rich in natural antioxidants and essential oils.
§ LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE
According to the 2012 publication of the Journal of Physiology & Pharmacology, the Sideritis plant helps lower blood pressure levels and reduces stress on the heart.
§ DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
Researchers have found the phenols & antioxidants found in Sideritis plants may reduce toxicity and inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract.
§ BREWING OUR PLANT-BASED BEVERAGES
Our wild, organic and unrefined plant-based beverages are made from Sideritis plants kept whole and unprocessed then traditionally brewed and steeped like tea allowing for purity and potency.