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.
Mint – Organic Islands
Mint (Mentha piperita) is a plant that is cultivated almost everywhere in the world. Its use was known in the ancient Greece and Egypt for its therapeutical and deodorant properties.
The name of the plant comes from Νymph Minthis of the ancient greek mythology. In ancient Greece the use of mint was subjested by Hippocrates and Galinos for soothing dyspepsia, neurological conditions, vertigo, sleeplessness, gastritis, cough, common cold and sore throat.
Ingredients: Organic Mint leaves
The beverage from mint leaves traditionally has been used for relieving from cough, common cold and infections of the respiratory system. The menthol contained in the herb has antibacterial, antivirus and analgesic properties.
Mint is considered highly effective in conditions of the digestive system such as dyspepsia, swelling, heartburn, nausea, vomiting, morning sickness and diarrhea. Thanks to its spasmolytic action sooths in cases of painful symptoms during menstruation and muscle spasms in general.
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.