Thyme Thymus vulgaris

Location: France
Thyme, "farigoule" in the French proven├žal language, is one of the most important plants in the Mediterranean basin. Legend says that it grew from one of Helen's tears, changed by the gods into a plant to help humanity. This is still true today, since it is used in cooking and for its therapeutic properties. In the classical age, the Romans used it to produce a stimulating and fortifying bath.The tiny, short leaves are rich in essential oils with stimulating and antiseptic effects, used in phytotherapy and cosmetics.

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