Thymus vulgaris (common names include common thyme, German thyme, garden thyme or just thyme) is a species of flowering plant in the mint family Lamiaceae.
Growing to 15–30 cm tall by 40 cm wide, it is a bushy, woody-based evergreen sub-shrub with small, highly aromatic, grey-green leaves and clusters of purple or pink flowers in early summer.
It is native to southern Europe from the western Mediterranean to southern Italy.
It has both culinary and medicinal uses, and the history of thyme as being in use as both a seasoning and a medicinal herb for goes back more than 3000 years.
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Powdered herbs like Thymus vulgaris / Thyme Herb Powder are exactly that. We take high quality whole or cut herbs and process them using our powdering machine. Sometimes we source powdered herbs directly from our suppliers.
Using our powdering machine we can choose the size of the ground herb particle. This means we can produce everything from a course powder, which might be used in a herbal tea or infusion, to a very fine powder.
Powdered herbs like Thymus vulgaris / Thyme Herb Powder might be used by herbalists in the production of herbal capsules. Powdered herbs are also sometimes used in tincture or fluid extract production.