Dictamo of Crete

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Brewing instructions

Brew using boiling water and leave to infuse for 5 to 10 minutes

 
Brewing instructions

Description

Dictamo Herbal Tea. Origins dictamnus (Dittany of Crete or Hop Marjoram) known in Greek as Diktamo or in Cretan dialect Erondas (love) is a tender perennial plant that grows 10-20 cm high. Today the plant is classified as a stomach tonic. A simple infusion of the leaves may be used as a substitute for tea and as a remedy for nervous complaints. Dittany of Crete is one of the best-known healing herbs of folklore. Native to the mountains of Crete and also called dittany or dictamus. Procumbent white woolly stems usually trailing develop pink or purplish flowers in the summer. The small grey leaves have a velvety texture. Dittany of Crete is generally recognized as safe for human consumption as a natural flavouring

Ingredients- Dictamo Tea Leaves

Brewing Guide- We recommend using 1 teaspoon of the leaf, but if you like a stronger tea, then you could use up to 1½. This tea tastes best with freshly boiled water (roughly 100 degrees) and left to infuse for 6 to 10 minutes

How to Serve- Best served black. Depending on personal taste, you can add a bit of honey

Tasting Notes- A lovely light floral taste

Colour in Cup- Pale with highlights of yellow

Pack sizes available- 50g, 125g, 250g, 500g, 1 Kilo. ( We pack everything fresh to order, nothing is off the shelf ! ). We pack all our teas in a unique material which combines card and foil, regarded as the best for retaining freshness and quality

Storage- In an airtight container away from other strong scents and heat. We would recommend using this tea within a year of purchasing

Health Benefits- Crete this tea is generally only sold in pharmacies as it contains a lot of antioxidants that help detox the body as well as aiding weight loss and helping the digestive system

Advice on tea you might like – Greek Mountain Tea or Cretan Mountain Maloira

 

Additional Info

  • Time of Day

    Breakfast, Lunchtime, Evening

  • Country

    More Than One Origin

  • Health Points

    Detox, Digestive, Hydration, Refreshing, Relaxing, Weight Loss

  • Type

    Herbal Tea

  • Options

    Loose Tea

  • Caffeine Level

    Decaff (none)

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    I personally love this Tea, it isn't a very strong tea, but it has a very nice earthy taste to it. Although I find it polarizes my Friends, 3 Love it, 2 hate it

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    Feefo - sorry but I don't really want write out my thoughts at length for every single item. Having to do so almost made me quit the whole process. You should re-think this aspect of your service.
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    Alwaysgood quality

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    my first taste of dictamo was whilst holidaying on crete and this is every bit as good

    being able to obtain dictamo on a regular basis has changed my drinking habits, i used to be a regular coffee drinker

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    Great quality and mixes wellm with malotira - a tip from a Cretan lady!

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    Excellent

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    Helps me to keep calm and is a good night drink

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    Excellent

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    Very satisfied

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    Cretan dictamo tea truly supports and strengthens the natural processes within the body that the health field advertise and claim!

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    Just about the only place on the net where you can buy this - good value and great taste.

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    Great product. Bought some originally in Creter and was pleased to find UK stockist.

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