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April 29, 2014

Cretan medical herbs from Amiras

Cretan medical herbs from Amiras

We use these herbs in our center for massages, therapeutic use, essential oils, and herbal teas as well as in our food.



Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) is widely used as a spice when cooking, especially in Mediterranean dishes. It is also used for its fragrance in soaps and other cosmetics. Traditionally, rosemary has been used medicinally to improve memory, relieve muscle pain and spasm, stimulate hair growth, and support the circulatory and nervous systems. It is also believed to increase menstrual flow, act as an abortifacient (causing miscarriage), increase urine flow, and treat indigestion. In cooking, rosemary is used as a flavoring.








Thyme (Coridothymus capitatus) has traditionally been used to treat respiratory illnesses such as bronchitis and to treat cough also Thyme has antiseptic, diuretic, anti-parasitic and antipyretic properties.. Two preliminary studies suggest that thyme may help treat acute bronchitis and relieve cough. Its essential oil is used, among others, in toothpastes. In cooking, thyme is used as a flavoring.









Sage (Salvia fruticosa) is rich in antioxidants (apigenin, diosmetin, and luteolin) and important nutrients, such as vitamin K. In fact, sage has been considered somewhat of a panacea (solution or remedy for all difficulties or diseases) throughout history because of its wide range of uses in cooking and medicine. Sage is improving memory, anti-inflammatory, it helps diabetes type 2 patients and is very good for throat problems as a tea.