Sparta Essences

Sparta Essences

Try our new range of unique condiments of excellent quality and unique taste.

We recently launched this new line of products of extra virgin olive oil with high nutritional value essential oils.

Sparta Essences Greek Oregano, with oregano essential oil of the Greek land, which offers its many positive properties to the extra virgin olive oil. For centuries, herbs have been widely used for various purposes, from treating infectious diseases to maintaining and enhancing the taste of food and producing aromas. These days, many researchers, based on the observations of Hippocrates and Paracelsus, after analyzing the oregano oil and finding that its main ingredients are carvacrol and thymol, have conducted assays on the biological actions of these ingredients. Carvacrol and thymol were the most beneficial effects of oregano oil, with the main antioxidant effect.A survey of Greek oregano samples found that levels of carvacrol in oregano oil ranged between 2.3-93.8%. Sparta Essences Greek Oregano contains oregano oil with 87.2% concentration of carvacrol!

In 2020, it was awarded with the bronze medal at the Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition.

Sparta Essences Greek Basil with basil essential oil of the Greek land, which offers its many healthy properties and excellent taste in Greek extra virgin olive oil. Traditionally, basil (Ocimum basilicaum) has been used for the treatment of kidney dysfunction, as a hemostatic during childbirth due to its antimicrobial properties, for ear pain, for menstrual abnormalities, arthritis, anorexia, for mild symptoms of colds, even for malaria! All these healthy protective indications of basil that had traditionally been observed led to the study of this plant by many researchers around the world. Therefore, basil has been shown to have significant effects against certain viruses, fungi, bacteria and certain infections they cause. Sparta Essences Greek Basil Olive Oil consists of basil essential oil containing mainly linalool, a sought-after ingredient for the food industry (due to pleasant taste) and cosmetics (due to pleasant aroma). Essential oils, such as basil, which are rich in linalool, exhibit various biological effects, such as antimicrobials, anti-inflammatory, anticancer, while several animal studies have confirmed the significant effects of this substance on the Central Nervous System. Another important ingredient is eukalyptol (1,8-kineol), which is mainly used for the treatment of the respiratory system’s dysfunction.
Sparta Essences Greek Basil Olive Oil, containing ingredients such as linalool and eukalyptol, in addition to the rich taste it generously gives to cooking recipes, at the same time gives the consumer special health-protective properties (soothing action, faced with mild respiratory symptoms), which are necessary for this season!

Sparta Essences Lemon with Lemon essential oil, rich in citral (content >10%), which is well combined with Greek Extra Virgin Olive Oil. The cultivation of Lemon (Citrus Limon) has its roots in Antiquity, as well as Olive, while it needs a warm climate to grow up.Citrus extracts such as lemon are known sources of bio-function compounds with a significant effect on health protection. In particular, essential oils are known for their antioxidant and antibacterial effect due to their high content in a group of chemicals called terpenes, to which citral belongs. These effects had been observed from ancient times as lemon was used to treat infections from micro-organisms. Today, after numerous scientific studies on lemon essential oil, and in particular the ingredient citral, it deserves to be consumed not only for its organoleptic properties but also for its protective action against inflammation and oxidative stress! Sparta Essences Lemon perfectly complements the taste of Sparta Gold olive oil and it enhances its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial effects that it already has! Drizzle on fish, meat, on raw and grilled vegetables.

Sparta Essences Garlic with garlic extract in olive oil, which offers healthy properties, while having a balanced taste, without the usual aftertaste. Garlic has long been cultivated all over the world, from Mediterranean coast to Siberia! For thousands of years, it has been used for culinary, medical and spiritual purposes, while its medical and magical powers were described on the walls of ancient temples and in papyrus dating back to 1500 BC. During the Middle Ages it was used to ward off the evil eye. Ancient Greek doctors such as Hippocrates and Galen used garlic in their medical prescriptions, while today it is recommended for coughing and for the prevention of atherosclerosis by the European Medicine Agency. Garlic is believed to have expectoring, antispasmodic, antiseptic, bacteriostatic, anti-virus, anthelmintic and hypotensive effects. It is commonly used for the treatment of chronic bronchitis, recurrent infections of the upper respiratory system and against influenza. In combination with olive oil, it is a product with enhanced health protection properties including those of olive oil, while at the same time enriching the taste of dishes that combine it!

Sparta White Truffle with white truffle extract in olive oil. Truffles have been known to the Greeks and Romans since antiquity, while in recent years they have become a food trend because of their high commercial value as well as their nutritional value. The use of truffle has been known for a long time and was considered a royal food, while it was used as a traditional medicine and even as an aphrodisiac! Opening a bottle of Sparta Essences White Truffle, a special aroma emerges with notes of rose, garlic, almond and dill. However, in addition to the ingredients that are responsible for the aroma of truffles, there are other ingredients that are attributed their health-protective properties, such as amino acids, sterols, lipids, and other bioactive substances, which are known to play a role in the smooth regulation of cell growth.Scientific studies have found that truffles are a rich source of protein, amino acids, minerals, vitamins, fiber, carbohydrates and fatty acids. Sparta Essences with White Truffle is a quality olive oil, while at the same time it delights the palate, making its consumption a pleasant process! “Hellenic Fine Oils” brings to your plate this unique royal food! Ideal for pasta dishes, risotto, meat, salads and sauces. Add a few drops to enhance the flavor of any recipe.

Sparta Essences Butter with butter aroma for perfect taste without guilt! It can be used as a butter substitute in confectionery, sautéing, or in any recipe that requires melted butter. It is a healthy and tasty choice, avoiding the unhealthy saturated fats of the butter. At the same time, olive oil is rich in unsaturated fats, which are suitable for a healthy diet. Also, while butter is a product that needs refrigeration, Sparta Essences Butter is an olive oil with a butter aroma that does not need special storage conditions.It is suitable for vegetarians, but also ideal for fasting. You can enjoy it, without depriving yourself of the desired taste of butter, in spaghetti, rice, meat, popcorn, cakes, pancakes and other sweet and savory recipes.

Sparta Essences Chilli Chili is the fruit of the pepper. Its main substance is capsaicin, whose attributes are both its spicy character and its health-protective properties. Experiments have shown that capsaicin has antibacterial, anti-cancer, analgesic and anti-diabetic properties. It has also been found to lower LDL cholesterol in obese individuals. In addition, chili contains vitamins and minerals, such as calcium, phosphorus, iron, potassium, as well as protein. From antiquity, but also in Traditional Medicine, chili has been recognized for its wide range of healing properties. The therapeutic potential of chili and capsaicin (the predominant substance) is well documented for many years and has been used against various gastrointestinal disorders such as indigestion, anorexia, gastro esophageal reflux disease, gastric ulcer, etc. Add Sparta Essences Chilli olive oil for a spicy and aromatic note to your dishes! The latest cooking trend requires us to add a few drops to pizza. It also goes well with eggs, meat, grilled vegetables, even french fries.