Shepherd's Cup N°810


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A Greek mountain herb infusion with citrus and thyme notes

Since the Antiquities Greek shepherds have been gathering wild mountain herb sideritis scardica, the mighty prowess of which is now confirmed by modern science. Each delicate, zesty-fresh cup boosts the memory, raises the spirits and battles bacteria, with hints of anise to boot.

thyme, citrus, anise

  • ironwort (Sideritis scardica)
Quantity Temperature Time
Quantity Temperature Time
2 tsp / 250 ml 100° C / 212° F 1st infusion 2 min.
2nd infusion 3 min.

Mountain tea or shepherd's tea, as this fragrant infusion is known in Turkey and Greece, has earned its place as a traditional cure-all across the Mediterranean, where it is commonly served with honey. A milder cousin of the common sage, this intrepid herb, native to craggy cliffs braved only by nimble mountain goats, boasts a wealth of restorative and healing properties known since antiquity. Its botanical name, sideritis, or "he who has iron," alludes to its use by Nero's military doctor to treat wounds inflicted by metal weapons. Modern medicine has added mood and memory-enhancing qualities to its list of accolades – and let's not forget its delightful aroma of subtle anise, either.

Customer Reviews

Based on 11 reviews
Beate P.
Shepherd‘s Cup

Unser absoluter Lieblingsbergtee 😊

O. B.
Sehr gutes Geschenk

Super Idee für ein Dankeschön Geschenk

Jonathan E.

Shepherd’s cup is right between bold and delicate. It has a hint of lemon and a bit of spice, not too much. The tea somehow invites curiosity when drinking, like you have been there before but still it is new, a kind of "haven’t I met you before” experience. I drink it mid-afternoon when it is too late for caffeine, but I would like something refreshing.

Gert N.


Cornelia B.
Shepherd‘s Cup N 810

Ein leichter,milder Kräutertee, den ich zu jeder Tageszeit genießen kann.

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