One of the teas that is very popular, is the Greek mountain tea, and especially the variety ‘sideritis scardica’. A team of scientists in Germany that has been doing research on issues related to neurology discovered in 2010 after an investigation made in various herbs that this Greek mountain tea contributes significantly to the fight against Alzheimer disease.
In Thessaloniki you will find this herb primarily in small shops in Modiano and Kapani market. In some cafes in the area of Valaoritou and Navarino you may be also able to try it as a tea. In any case if you are a tea lover you should visit the Modiano and Kapani markets. You will find there small shops with herbs whose owners know how to explain their properties and to suggest to you some of them according to your wishes.