“Bahar”, a small paradise where you can find an entire treasure of spices and dried aromatic plants, located at number 31 Evripidou Street.
In this specific area, the heart of the market, there are more than 2,500 measured – and sometimes amazing – species.
Dehydrated vegetables, fresh ginger, confectionery colors, julep sea and mountain, seaweed for slimming, cosmetic bases, cereal flakes, all kinds of soy, are a small sample of products offered.
And of course, along with these “coexist” and an endless variety of roots, seeds, leaves, bark, essential oils, medicinal and aromatic herbs and spices table, releasing heady aromas and become an attraction for passersby.
Pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, cloves, aniseed etc. Spices that have not one, but many different uses in cooking and baking. The same herbs, which apart from their use in the kitchen, are famous for their healing properties.
Even Hippocrates, father of medicine called the herbs and used for therapeutic purposes. Rosemary, basil, sage, mint, thyme, are some of the most representative species.