Latin Name: Thymus vulgaris ct thymol
Plant Family: Lamiaceae
Extraction: Distillation of the flowering tops
Thyme wild has a sharp, green, herbaceous aroma, with antiseptic undertones.
It's a perennial evergreen herb, about 40cms high with a woody root. It has small, oval leaves, from which the aromatic essential oil is obtained and pale purple or white flowers. French, German and English varieties vary by leaf shape and colour and essential oils. It is also an ingredient in cooking and as herbal medicine. It is slightly spicier than oregano and sweeter than sage. Thyme ct Thymol Essential Oil is also known as Red Thyme.