Thymus citriodorus L.
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Lemon thyme.
Hardy Perennial Herb.
Flowers: Summer.
Height: 12 inches.
Ideal For: wildlife.
An old favourite for stews stuffings etc., mixed herbs and bouquet garni. Stimulates the appetite and helps the digestion of fatty foods. Helps repel cabbage root fly.
Companion Plant: grow close to cabbages, cauliflower, broccoli and brussels sprouts as it is a great deterrent of cabbage root-fly or cabbage worm.
Sowing Instructions: Sow from late winter to early summer 1,5 mm deep in compost. Make sure that the compost is moist but not wet and seal in a polythene bag until after germination which usually takes 18-24 days at +13+16°C. 
Growing Instructions: transplant when large enough to handle into 8 cm pots. Later plant out 23-30 cm apart into well drained soil in full sun.
Kitchen Notes: used sparingly compliments the flavour of all roast meats. Sprinkle on eggs or cheese dishes and mix with melted butter over prawns, shrimps and lobster.
Natures Remedy: are you troubled with catarrh after a cold? Do your sinuses get blocked up or do you frequently complain of sore throats? All the great herbalists recommend Thyme strongly, together with its use as a general tonic with powerful antibacterial qualities. Place a bunch of fresh Thyme in a saucepan containing 1 pint of water cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Strain, sweeten with honey and take 1 tablespoonful several times per day. Prolonged use however is not advisable.

Eng.: Lemon thyme. Bot. syn.: Thymus pulegioides L. x vulgaris L., Thymus × citriodorus.

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