Aromatic and medicinal plants and beekeeping

A number of aromatic, medicinal plants and apiculture meet our area. Some of these are endemic to Crete, as dittany (Origanum dictamnus) that grows on vertical cliffs and canyons and is used usually for tea, or Malotira Mountain tea (Sideritis syriaca subsp. Syriaca), which grows at altitudes above 800 measures and the Cretan Marjoram (Origanum microphyllum). The area has plenty of Thyme (Coridothymus capitatus), which is produced by high qualitative honey. Aromatic plants and apiculture is the Sage (Salvia pomifera), the Agkarathou (Phlomis cretica) and Thrympi (Satureja thymbra).

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