KOIA has developed a range of all-natural signature products that blatantly reinforce the Hippocratic Philosophy of Wellbeing. Hippocrates is also considered by some to be one of the first recorded botanists, since findings show he used over 250 plants and herbs to treat and relieve symptoms of various ailments as remedies. Through his life’s work as a physician in ancient times, he developed a strong faith in the healing force that is Mother Nature. Each product belonging to KOIA’s signature range is based on the various healing herbs that Hippocrates singled out for their medicinal properties and consequently used in treatments.
The range of KOIA’s all-natural signature products have been created through meticulous study and research, drawing upon the Hippocratic botanical wisdom that identifies at least six indigenous plant species of Kos island as having natural healing properties: Rosemary, Mantzouni or Carthamus Corymbosus, Lemon balm, Nettle plant, Mint and Fenugreek all grow in Kos island, and were identified by Hippocrates as having beneficial health properties. Rosemary was used as a tonic for radiant skin as well as helping in digestion when consumed as an infusion. Mantzouni is one of nature’s aphrodisiacs as are Nettles which also help in digestion and blood circulation. Lemon balm was widely used as a gynecological remedy, Fenugreek was known to boost testosterone levels as well as being used as an anti-inflammatory whereas Mint had the greatest range of applications, used in cooking, wine making and medicine, aiding in better digestion, dental hygiene as well as aiding restful sleep. Kos has a natural abundance of these herbs which have been lovingly placed around the property and its gardens, which guests can discover during a simple walkthrough either on their own or with our Gardener as their guide.