Bot.: Thymus vulgaris
Thyme or Common Thyme is a perennial shrub in the family Lamiaceae. It is about 20-40 cm tall, likes warm, dry places and grows mainly in southern Europe.
The name 'thyme' comes from the Greek ('Thymus' = smell). Like rosemary, thyme keeps his typical flavor after drying. The characteristic flavor of its essential oil is especially due to thymol, cymene and linalool.
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