Mountain tea or the Greek mountain tea has several names. It is known as iron-wort, and at times called the shepherd tea. It is a flowering plant, and it has been used to help with various medical ailments because of anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic properties. It is mostly found abundantly in the Mediterranean regions, the Balkans, the Iberian Peninsula and Micronesia. It’s highly useful as herbal tea, full of fascinating flavor and antioxidants, available as dried or fresh leaves.