Woolly Thyme


·         Family: Lamiaceae

·         Botanical Name: Thymus pseudolanuginosus

·         English Name: Woolly Thyme

·         Local Name: Commonly called woolly thyme

·         Description: Woolly thyme is not a used for cooking but it grown as a ground cover. It is a type of thyme with hairy thymes and it has woolly leaves and stems.

·         Parts Used: Braches with flowers and leaves

·         Components: It contains essential oil consisting of thymol, carvacrol, tannin and resin

·         Harvest Time: The months between Julys to August when the plant flowered.

·         Geographic spread: It is found in the Eastern Black Sea and East Anatolia