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Ironwort (Sideritis syriaca) is a plant similar to chamomile, commonly used in Greece (where it is known as "mountain tea") to make a sweet beverage. Chamomile flowers The name Chamomile or Camomile is ambiguous and can refer to several distinct species. ... The word drink is primarily a verb, meaning to ingest liquids, see Drinking. ...

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Composition of essential oils from five endemic Sideritis species** Journal of Essential Oil Research: JEOR - Find ... (804 words)
Sideritis argyrea, Sideritis armeniaca, Sideritis hololeuca, Sideritis stricta, Sideritis taurica, Lamiaceae, [alpha]-pinene, [beta]-pinene, [alpha]-bisabolol.
Sideritis is an important genus in Turkey because of the high percentage of endemism and the wide use of its members as herbal tea.
Although Sideritis species are poor in essential oil, dried Sideritis flowers impart a pleasant characteristic aroma to infusions which are consumed especially in southern Turkey.
PLANTS Profile for Sideritis (ironwort) | USDA PLANTS (81 words)
Sideritis L. View 76 genera in Lamiaceae or click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles.
Sideritis L. Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Sideritis L. View taxonomic account from Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) for ITIS Taxonomic Serial Number 32756.
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