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Lavender by Organic Islands®

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Lavishly fragrant and beautifully purple, Organic Islands’ lavender may come out useful in more occasions than you could imagine! A concoction made of its flowers and leaves can be either soothing or stimulating in case of weakness or fatigue, helpful …

Dittany of Crete

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Loving & Healing Chosen by ancient gods and modern witches for its healing and aphrodisiac properties, dittany of Crete also locally referred to as “erontas” meaning love, is a healing, therapeutic and aromatic plant that only grows wild on the …

Chamomile

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Modesty and nobility in the Greek countryside Chamomile, a more petit version of a daisy, features a gentle aroma and a sweet flavor and it is native in the Greek countryside where it blossoms between April and June. Its flowers …

Sage

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Nature’s wisdom This Mediterranean native herb has been held in high regard throughout history both for its culinary and medicinal properties. The soft, yet sweet savory flavor of sage along with its wonderful health-promoting qualities has made it indispensable in …

Thyme

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Fragrant & flavorful Thyme is a delicate looking herb with a penetrating fragrance. It grows in dry, sunny and hot locations with well-drained soil and is native in the Greek countryside. Thyme contains essential oils that are used in cooking, …

Rosemary

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A flavor and a scent to remember Rosemary grows on a small evergreen shrub and its leaves look like flat pine-tree needles. Its memorable flavor and unique health benefits makes it an indispensable herb for every kitchen. As an evergreen, …

Laurel

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Add a touch of Greek myth to your plate Grecian laurel (bay laurel) is an aromatic evergreen tree or large shrub, native to the Mediterranean region. Laurel’s leaves have the shape of lance, dark green color, strong aroma and a …

Basil

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Scent of a royal Basil is a highly fragrant plant whose leaves are used as a seasoning herb for many different types of foods and it’s quite common in Greek cuisine. Basil is a very good source of vitamin A, …