Thyme & English Thyme


·         Family: Lamiaceae

·         Botanical Name: Thymus vulgaris L

·         English Name: Thyme & English Thyme

·         Local Name: Usually known as common thyme, English thyme, summer thyme, winter thyme, French thyme, or garden thyme.

·         Description: It is a low growing woody plant that generally grows as a sub-shrub up to 30 cm tall.

·         Parts Used: Flowers and leaves

·         Components: Leaves and flowers contains essential oil consist of thymol and carvacrol.

·         Harvest Time: The months between May to September when the plant flowered.

·         Geographic spread: It is found in Western and Southern Anatolia region