Thyme is widely cultivated for its strong flavor, which is due to its content of thymol. It is best cultivated in a hot sunny location with well drained soil. It is generally planted in the spring and thereafter grows as a perennial
Flavor/Aroma: Very aromatic, lemony and peppery
Use: Thyme is often used to flavor meats, soups and stews. It has a particular affinity to and is often used as a primary flavor with lamb, tomatoes and eggs.
Also used for its medicinal properties as an antiseptic, a cough remedy, an antispasmodic and a digestive helper