Also known as:
Common Thyme, English Thyme, French Thyme etc

The aromatic herb is widely used in European cuisine. Thyme is used fresh and dried. There are many varieties of thyme and they are grown all-year round. Thyme is said to have become popular due to ancient Romans, who used it to flavour cheese and liqueurs.

Commonly used in:
Salads, pastas, soups and meat dishes

Health benefit:
Thyme is said to be good for the treatment of bronchitis, whooping cough, sore throat and bad breath.