Φασκόμηλο - "Faskomilo"
Considered a cure all herb by the Ancient Greeks, Sage has a long history of use in Greece as a medicinal herb. The botanical name for Sage is derived from the Latin salvere meaning "to heal or redeem". Greek Sage is unique and has a strong aromatic flavour that is spicy and sharp. Sage is often used for culinary purposes across Greece.
Sage health benefits may include:
- soothes coughs and colds
- antiseptic properties
- anti depressive properties
- anti inflammatory properties
- helps to improve liver and digestive function
- high in antioxidants
Naturally caffeine free.
Loose tea in its pure form, naturally dried with no additives, chemicals or artificial ingredients. This tea has NOT been irradiated.
Brew for 3-5 minutes ar 100 degrees celsius.
Greek Sage yields 3-4 brews, the second brew is often stronger.
Greek Sage is strong and may be an acquired taste, you can add a little honey to sweeten. If steeped for too long Sage can become bitter.