Tea in Turkey May 29 2017
In Turkey, herbal teas are generally used as herbal medication. They are mostly popular with foreign tourists, along with apple, rose hip or linden flower, these being the most consumed flavors. Sage tea is the most popular in the Mediterranean coastal region. In Turkey, herbal teas destined for the treatment of most ailments can be found in local herbal shops, called aktar. Dried herbal leaves, petals, shoots etc. are sold in loose-leaf form according to each customer's need and taste.