Organic Aromatic Herbs
We'll arrive at the organic herbs farm and we will introduce you to the farmer. He will tell you the story of the farm. After the presentation, we will walk through the farm to see the herbs, and all the special techniques for harvesting herbs, and learning about all plants benefits. The farmer will teach you how to taste an infusion and explain what makes good herbs - and what makes the bad stuff too. After we go to the drying warehouse to see how do they dry the herbs to the final product. We will end the experience with a visit to the salinas of Rio Maior.
You will end this day with a wealth of knowledge about production techniques, history, and the freshness, intensity, and variety that high-quality herbs can offer.
If you wish to propose another day or time for the experience, send us a message : firstname.lastname@example.org and we will do our best to reschedule, or we can include one more experience for all day experience.
Location: Rio Maior
Duration: 4 hours Number of persons: 2 to 20 people
Our experience will include:
- Arrival to the farm and welcome by the producer
- Guided tour of the farm
- Cutting and harvesting experience
- Infusion test
- Visit to the drying warehouse
- Lunch in a traditional restaurant
Transportation from Lisbon :
- 1 un = 1 transportation - 2 - 4 persons
- 2 un = 1 transportation - 5 - 8 persons
- 3 un = 2 transportation - 9 - 16 persons
- 4 un = 3 transportation - 17 -20 persons
Our producer produces biological aromatic herbs in a field of 4 hectares, among several varieties, lemon thyme, lemon verbena, peppermint and common mint. The dedication and care is constant, ensuring the quality of plants and growth with the best conditions, allowing healthy and balanced crops, without chemicals and additives.
Lemon thyme and lemon verbena
Lemon thyme, is a perennial garden that has been employed since ancient times for medicinal and culinary uses. Thyme has traditionally been associated with courage, with medieval woman giving sprigs of thyme to knights going into battle. It also been used as an herbal remedy for a host of aliments, rich in volatile oils, minerals, beneficial phenols and flavonoids, is a healthy beverage choice.
Lemon verbena, has antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and astringent properties. It is particularly beneficial for the digestive system, where it helps with conditions like indigestion, nausea, vomiting, bloating and cramps. It also helps with constipation, diarrhea and colon irritability.
Lemon balm and peppermint
Lemon balm, is considered a calming herb. It was used as far back as the Middle Ages to reduce stress and anxiety, promote sleep, improve appetite, and ease pain and discomfort from indigestion, including gas and bloating, as well as colic.
Peppermint, is a delicious and refreshing way to boost your overall health in a number of ways due to its ability to improve digestion, reduce pain, eliminate inflammation, relax the body and mind, cure bad breath, aid in weight loss and boost the immune system.
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