21 Oct, 2017
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Botanical name:

Sideritis scardica

Popular name:

The Bulgarian Viagra, Ironwort, Mountain tea, Pirin tea, Shepherd's tea

Part of plant used:

Aboveground part

Country of origin:


Cultivated herb, Natural herb, Gathered herb

Cultivated herb


Certified herb

Certificate of analysis:

Available upon request

Chemical indication:

Contents 22 microelements and minerals (Na, K, Zn, Mg, Ca, P, Si, Al, Fe, Cu, Se, S и др.), etheric oils, phenols and small quantity of caffeine

Common Uses:

The Tea has a proven antimicrobial and antiviral influence. The significant content of Flavonoids may help provide protection against various diseases by contributing to the total antioxidant defense system of the human body. Epidemiological studies have shown that flavonoid intake is inversely related to mortality from coronary heart disease and to the incidence of heart attacks. It contains tannins and etheric oils, in addition calcium, potassium, iron, magnesium and anti-oxidant selenium. The Tea is recommended by doctors to heal bronchitis or other respiratory disorders, also in cases of urine and prostate illness.