Herbal tea with pelargonium and spearmint.
Spearmint, the balsam of Crete.
The pelargonium and the spearmint are two herbs with excellent aroma and numerous medicinal properties. As a herbal tea, they relax and relieve migraines. We can make a tea very easily: Cut two leaves of pelargonium and one leaf of spearmint. Put them in a cup of and fill it with hot water. Wait 10 minutes. In another cup […]
Spearmint is called “valsamo” which translates to balsam in Crete. It’s a kind of mint and has the same aromatic properties. It’s used largely in Crete as a herb in both cooking and pastry and sweets making and it took the name balsam for it’s many soothing and therapeutic capabilities. It contains folic acid, riboflavin, vitamins A, […]