Mountain tea is a herbaceous plant, with thin and round branches and fluffy leaves. It is known to be given its name from the Greek word ‘iron’ due to the healing action of the plant against wounds caused by iron weapons. It thrives mainly in mountainous and stony areas and emits a wonderful aromatic scent. Research shows that it has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antibacterial properties. It is preferred for its beneficial effects on colds and inflammations of the respiratory system, as well as for the fight against gastrointestinal disorders, while it is considered analgesic and healing. It is delicious and aromatic, and you can consume it as a drink, cold or hot, with honey or plain.