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Thyme (Thymus Vulgaris)
A small-leafed herb of the Thymus family - native to the Mediterranean regions, with a strong aromatic flavour.
Thyme was much-used by the Romans as both a culinary and therapeutic herb.
There are many varieties ranging from lemon to caraway - but they are all interchangeable, combining particularly-well with chicken. See 'Thyme; Medicinal uses'