Talk:Sideritis

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Species[edit]

In greek botany books it is mentioned that on the mount Taygetos of southern peloponnese there are 6 endemic species of sideritis. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 92.118.191.48 (talk) 14:01, 19 May 2008 (UTC)

Sideritis syriaca s.str. is an endemic of Crete. Elsewhere, other species are used as mountain tea. All belong to the East Mediterranean Sect. Empedoclia. RLJ 90.128.93.197 (talk) 14:43, 1 March 2009 (UTC)

Changes coming[edit]

I appreciate the work of previous contributors. I am interested in this article, thus I will attempt a few (I want to believe) beneficial changes with suitable references. Feedback is welcome! Rickproser (talk) 00:45, 30 April 2010 (UTC)

There is not a single study about beneficial role on Alzheimer's disease (AD)[edit]

A search on Pubmed shows that there is not a single study for the refered beneficial role of Sideritis/ mountain tea and Alzheimer's disease. The Deutsche Welle report is not scientific proof. However, some studies exist about green tea (Camellia sinensis; different variety from sideritis) and its suggested beneficial role on Alzheimer's disease, but green tea is generally an antioxidant and its role as memory booster is less studied than other famous memory boosters or nootropic substances such as idebenone, citicoline, curcumin, Acetylcarnitine, Bacopa monnieri, Ginkgo Biloba, Huperzine A, Vinpocetine and SAMe (688dim (talk) 18:39, 2 March 2013 (UTC)