ORGANIC THYME LEAF, whole
Botanical Name: Thymus vulgaris
Origin: Morocco or Egypt
Production: Thyme is a perennial evergreen from the mint family. It is grown in hot, sunny locations in well-drained soil and has woody stems, small rounded leaves, and blooms pink flowers.
Qualities: Historically, thyme has been used as a sleep aid, to ward off nightmares, and as an incense places on coffins during funerals, it was thought to give courage and encourage passage into the next life. It has an strong aroma and a warm, peppery flavor.
Common Use: Thyme is a delicious addition to tea blends, soups, sauces, and pairs well in cheeses, eggs, or as a beautiful garnish.
Storage: Store in a cool, dry, dark location in a sealed container.