Thyme (lat. thymus vulgaris) is a kind of plants of thymus genus of lamiaceae family. It is widely used in the southern European cuisine for salads, stewed dishes from meat, fish and vegetables, game and fowl, sausages, fillings. The plant contains up to 12% essential oil, the main ingredient of which is thymol – a rare bactericidal substance similar to menthol. Thyme can be added to cosmetics, toothpaste, colognes and liqueurs.
Thyme can be applied in case of diseases in the mouth and nasal cavity, bronchitis and laryngitis. It helps to relieve stomach pain and in case of flatulence, normalizes digestion and intestinal microflora. For the line “Healthy Nutrition”. The leaves and young sprouts are used in salads and dressings for wild game, vegetable, meat and fish dishes, as well as for cucumber pickling.