Greek Mountain Tea (Sideritis Tea)

I love drinking Tea, I think even more than drinking Coffee, yep I do. The other day I mentioned that my hubby has come down with a cold, to make him feel better I gave him few cups of the Mountain Tea I had in my pantry.  Whenever I go back to Greece my mom and my aunt always have some of this tea on hand for me to take back with me, because the truth is it works.  🙂   

I am not sure if you have ever heard of this type of Tea, it is considered to be one of the healthiest, therapeutic healing herbal teas.   The Mountain Tea can be found throughout Greece high up in the mountains, where it is hand picked by the locals.  Actually, the tea that you see in the photo was hand-picked by my friend’s Mother-In-Law who lives in a village very close to where this herbal tea is grown. 

This Mountain Tea otherwise known as Sideritis is considered to be very powerful so during the Winter Season we drink this tea to battle the Cold, and Flu.  Another healing advantage this tea has is it protects the circulatory and cardiovascular system, (surprised?)  and yes it does taste amazing.  🙂  If you are able to find this Tea in your area I would definitely try it out.  🙂   

I think I am coming down with a slight cold myself so off to the kitchen to make another cup of this delicious Tea.   Have a great day everyone and keep warm. 🙂



  • Greek Mountain Tea
  • Hot Water
  • Honey or Sugar


  • This above photo is what the Tea looks like.
  • Break off a few pieces and add into a cup.
  • Fill cup with hot water and let it still for 5 minutes. The color of the water starts to change into a golden color.
  • Drain Tea into another cup and add in Honey or Sugar.

Comments (16)

  • Lisa@LismorePaper 1 year ago Reply
    Sounds like a wonderful tea! I hope you and your hubby feel better soon! 💕😊
    foodzesty 1 year ago Reply
    Thank you Lisa....if you are a tea lover you will love it!! :)
  • Anneberly 1 year ago Reply
    I am a tea drinker as well. I have many different kinds of tea. I especially love a cup or six when I write. 😁 I have not tried this tea yet, definitely on my radar now. Best wishes.
    foodzesty 1 year ago Reply
    Helloooo Thank you so very much me toooo love tea and I love to try different varieties :) Let me know if you find it and what you thought of it :)
    Anneberly 1 year ago
    I certainly will.
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    foodzesty 1 year ago Reply
    Thank you :)
  • MichaelStephenWills 1 year ago Reply
    Interesting. How does it taste compared to, say, Green Tea?
    foodzesty 1 year ago Reply
    Hi Michael it has a slight taste of Camomile where as the Green Tea does not :)
    MichaelStephenWills 1 year ago
  • PlantsandBeyond 1 year ago Reply
    So interesting . Yes , how does it taste ?
    foodzesty 1 year ago Reply
    Ludaaa it has a slight taste of Camomile. well at least that is what I taste. :) It is delicious if you can find some go ahead and buy it you will love it!!
    PlantsandBeyond 1 year ago
    Loved learning that. Will look for it in the stores next time, thank you Sophieeee
  • Megala 1 year ago Reply
    Wonderful herb! Going to check this out in my locality. :)
    foodzesty 1 year ago Reply
    Thank you Megala, please do I am sure you will love it!!
  • dtills 1 year ago Reply
    I do hope he is feeling better now, since I am so late in reading this😂

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