Malotira tea is used not only for its excellent aroma and taste, but also for the treatment and prevention of many diseases. According to the Venetians, the name of Malotira or Maletira, came from the italian words "male" (illness) and "tirare" (drag, drive out) in order to express the great healing properties that it has. It is mostly recommended for colds and as tonic for respiratory diseaes.