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.
Pennyroyal – Organic Islands
Pennyroyal (Mentha Pulegium) is a species that grows in many European countries and mostly in humid places with lots of waters.
The ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans used it as a drug for many conditions, whereas it was a very common seasoning in cooking and in scenting wines.
Ingredients: Organic Pennyroyal leaves and blossoms.
Herb with a distinctive mint scent. The beverage from pennyroyal leaves and blossoms is considered to have expectorant, antiasthmatic action and is indicated for cleansing the lungs of smokers. Menthol, one of its main substances, eases muscle spasms all over the body.
It is considered to enhance digestion and treat gastrointestinal disorders, and is also used as an antiemetic. Pennyroyal has been used occasionally for soothing pain in joints and rheumatic pains. It has also heart boosting and diuretic properties and remarkable antioxidant action.
Problems with migraines, headaches, vertigo and neurological disorders have also been observed to decrease in severity by consuming pennyroyal and its excipients.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.