Thyme is a fragrant evergreen herb, which along with Basil, Rosemary, Lavender & Oregano, is a member of the Mint family Lamiaceae. As a low-growing, woody perennial, thyme has a pleasant, summery pungent smell and flavour.
Can you eat thyme?
Yes! While thyme has culinary, medicinal, and ornamental uses, it is usually used for culinary purposes. Fresh thyme is often sprinkled on top of a finished dish, while a whole sprig of thyme can be found in Soup or stews