Fliskouni from Skyros Island
Fliskouni (wild mint) is an important self – growing herb, that is found widely also in Skyros Island, and especially in Acherounes, where it is favored by the mild and windless climate.
Its flowers are collected between June and September, and its leave during Spring.
Its flavor is similar to spearmint.
Its essential oil is used it the production of perfumes, liquors, and confectionary as well as in the production of menthol.
Fliskouni helps digestion, offers detoxication to smokers, soothes muscle spasm, helps with respiratory diseases and bad breath
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