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This plant belongs to the family of Lamiaceae, it is a perennial herb with an average height of 20 cm and around a 6 year productive lifespan. Common Thyme (Thymus vulgaris) is the most popular and widely used garden variety thyme.  The growing season is spring to autumn and it blooms during summer. 


Medicinally it has been used for centuries to treat respiratory infections, coughs, bronchitis, and sore throat. It is also used for digestive disorders such as bloating, gas, and stomach cramps.

Thyme tea is a popular remedy for menstrual cramps.


Traditionally its used in Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine. It is believed to have anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, and antibacterial properties. Thymol is the primary active ingredient in thyme and its responsible for its antiseptic, antifungal, and antimicrobial properties.


Thyme is a popular seasoning in many dishes. especially in Mediterranean cuisine and an essential oil is used in aromatherapy for its calming effects. Linalool: Linalool is a monoterpene alcohol that gives thyme its characteristic scent and has relaxing and sedative effects. With any herbal remedy, it is important to consult with a healthcare professional before using it for medicinal purposes, especially if you are pregnant or taking other medications.





Thyme seeds ( Thymus Vulgaris)

  • Thyme is a versatile and hardy herb that is easy to care for. It prefers well-draining soil and plenty of sunlight, so make sure to plant it in a location that receives direct sunlight each day.


    Thyme does not require a lot of water, and in fact, overwatering can cause the roots to rot. Water the plant only when the top inch of soil is dry to the touch.


    Thyme does not require a lot of fertilizer, but you can give it a boost by adding a balanced fertilizer once or twice a year in the summer months. 


    Regular pruning will help keep thyme bushy and prevent it from becoming too woody. You can prune by cutting back the stems by up to one-third of their length.


    Thyme is generally resistant to pests and diseases, but you should keep an eye out for spider mites, whiteflies, and aphids. If you notice any signs of infestation, treat the plant with a natural method.


    Thyme can survive winter temperatures as low as -10°F (-23°C), but it may benefit from a layer of mulch to protect the roots from freezing. In areas with very cold winters, you can also grow thyme in a container and bring it indoors to a sunny windowsill during the winter months.

  • Untreated seeds that were organically produced and certified by the soil association

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