Organic Islands is a constantly growing, innovative company in the field of production and processing of organic aromatic and medicinal plants and herbs, with commercial presence in dozens of points of sale in Greece and abroad. The company was founded in 2010 on the island of Naxos and was the first company in Cyclades in this sector.
Our main goal is the creation of organically certified high quality products, which will meet the requirements of the most challenging consumers both in Greece and abroad.
Being pioneers in our field, we combine tradition with modern technology to produce unique top quality products. The unique climate and soil, the clean environment that characterizes the island of Naxos and the mountains of northern Greece combined with our certified organic practices, guarantee top quality herbs, extremely rich in flavor and essential oils.
The fact that Organic Islands has vertically integrated production processes, makes us capable of having complete control and responsibility for the quality of our products, from the initial planting of the herbs in our fields, until their final packaged form that consumers receive in their hands. At present we cultivate 100,000 square meters of privately owned fields with 16 species of herbs and citrus fruits, whereas for the processing and packaging our products we own two modern fully equipped units.
Production at all stages is certified by independent organizations (DIO) and the company follows the procedures and practices that ensure the health and safety of its products, according to EN ISO 22000: 2005 standards.
Lavender – Organic Islands
Lavender (Lavandula Angustifolia) is a native plant of southern Europe and the medirerranean countries.
It is one of the most widely known aromatic and pharmaceutical herbs, that have been used since the ancient years until nowadays.
References for its therapeutic properties can be found in the writings of Theofrastos as well as in the book of Dioscourides “De Materia Medica”.
Ingredients: Organic Lavender blossoms.
Herb with very intense scent. Traditionally beverage from lavender blossoms has been used for reducing stress and hypertension. It is considered to have calming properties and therefore can be used in cases of sleeplessness, melancholy and mild depression.
Herbalists consider lavender to be suitable for curing migraines. Due to its antibacterial and antiseptic effects it can be used for curing small wounds, cuts and skin irritations. It is also used in cases of respiratory infections such as cough, asthma, and bronchitis.
Directions: For herbal tea. Add one teaspoon of herb per cup of hot water and steep covered, for 4-5 minutes. Strain and enjoy hot or iced, plain or add sweetener to taste.