The name “malotira” comes from the Italian words “sickness” and “tirare”. In Crete we consider is an ideal solution for colds and respiratory diseases. The plant has height 10 to 50 cm. It has thin and round branches that are covered in full length with plenty of fluff. Its leaves are respectively and their length is 1-6 cm, thick, long and covered with lint. Its flowers are yellow and white. It is a delicious and aromatic herb and very popular.
It is beneficial to the diseases of the circulatory system of the human body, against respiratory problems and especially for the treatment of colds and coughs.
Especially its use with honey and it is ideal for the sore throat.
It is collected from May to August.
Prepare as a beverage. Boil for about 4 minutes and combine perfectly with marjoram.
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