Sideritis “Iron-Wort” Tea

Known as "immunity tea," this legendary botanical infusion has sustained health amidst the Pindus, Ceraunian, and Smolikas mountain ranges since 1200 BC.

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A Tea Steeped in Legend

Mountain tea, or “Çaj Mali,” has sustained mountain health since 1200 BC. This aromatic “Immunity Herb” sprouts solely on 2000+ meter Balkan cliffs and peaks too steep for most plants. Alpine bees pollinate their nectar-filled blossoms come spring. Locals hand harvest tender leaves as melting snow unearths limestone soil nutrients.

Natural Immunity Boost

First utilized by ancient Illyrian tribes and Albanian shepherds, Caj Mali tea’s alluring scent and legendary immune-enhancing properties have made it a staple for eras.

The therapeutic properties of siderites were well known in ancient times. Greek and Roman texts mention ‘mountain tea’ as a treatment for wounds sustained in battle.

Steeped in cauldrons, the tea’s antioxidants and anti-inflammatories provided a sterile antibacterial infusion. Soldiers cleansed injuries with the plant and its tea, applying it as field dressing.

Scientifically Studied

Modern studies confirm Caj Mali’s infection-fighting antioxidants, anti-inflammatories, and iron boost.


Ingredients: Dried Caj Mali, hot water, lemon & honey (optional)

  1. Boil filtered water.
  2. Add herbs to a cup.
  3. Pour water over the leaves. Steep for 10 minutes.
  4. Stir in lemon & honey as desired.
  5. Inhale the earthy aroma before the first healing sip.
Sideritis Iront Wort Tea

Bring the vitality of mountain peaks home - prepare this legendary healing infusion with certified organic mountain tea.

Although I was born in Albania, I've spent my adult life traveling there as a tourist. Being a native who visits frequently, I can give you an insider's view of Europe's best-kept secret.
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