Cretan herbs and properties


Know the potential offered by the herbs provided by nature!


The herbs we use in BioAroma, either for packaging or for the production of essential oils, are organically grown or wild and are collected by natural processes.

Secrets and treatments of the BioAroma herbs

Each herb has different secrets and treatments that are inherited by the essential oil obtained from its distillation. Below you will find, herbs for weight loss, herbs for a cough and general topics about health and herbs. Briefly we will mention the properties of the herbs, so they may be used effectively for well-being and health. Our aim is to enrich this page with related articles on their uses, so that you may be correctly informed.


Dittany :  Properties: For Stomach, Aphrodisiac, Nerves , Healing Traumas (External use)

Sage:  Properties: Tonic, Stimulant, Depression, Sweating, Indigestion, Gastritis, Arthritis, Hypertension

Mountain Tea (Malotira): Properties: Antioxidant, Colds, Digestion, Diuretic, Cough

Oregano: Properties: Cough, Stomach pain, Asthma, Diarrhea, Intestinal disorders, Rheumatism, Tooth ache. Ingredient for cooking many dishes.

Thyme: Properties: Tonic, Diuretic, Stimulant, Digestion, Wellness, Colds. For cooking: fish, seafood, chicken, potatoes, etc.

Thrympa (Savory of Crete): Properties: Cold. For cooking: potatoes, omelets, sauces, meats.

Antonaida-Kalokoimithia (Verbena or Cretan marjoram): Properties: Insomnia, Anxiety, Stomach pain, Headache, Bellyache.

Louisa: Properties: Fat burner, Blood pressure, Cholesterol, Relaxant

Chamomile: Properties: Calmant, Anxiety, Indigestion, Insomnia, Stomach ulcer, Colic, Diarrhea, External cleanser of infected wounds.

Lavender: Properties: Tranquilizer, Migraine, Headache, Neurasthenia, Insomnia, Insecticide used as a substitute for naphthalene.