Herbs and Spices Perth Australia

Thyme Ground 500g

A herb that has green leaves that are dried and ground into a fine powder.
Available in a 500g bag.
Code: THYG500
Quantity: Good Supply
Availability: Always Available
$ 11.35
GST exempt

Usage

Often used in chowders, sauces, tomato dishes, pickled beets and is used in stuffing mixes. Can be added in many dishes containing meat or in casseroles. It complements patés, terrines and beef sausages.

This spice is used in Bouquet garni.

Medicinal Powers?

Claims that it can be used to treat coughs and clear congestion. It is also said to dispel melancholy and nightmares.

The Egytptians and the Greeks used it for its anticeptic properties. It may be expectorant.

Fun Facts

Thyme has been in use for over 5,000 years and there as many as 400 different species.

"Thyme" derives from the Greek Thymon meaning "to fumigate". According to others interpretations, it could also mean "courage" or "sacrifice".

Country of Origin!

Culpepers' Thyme come from Egypt, Turkey or Morocco!