Like many herbs, thyme is a member of the mint family and closely related to marjoram, oregano and basil. Lemon thyme is one of more than 100 varieties of thyme, although the most commonly used are Mediterranean and French thyme.
Thyme was consumed as a cure for a hangover in the 18th century.
With its citrus flavor, just a little lemon thyme can give a whole new dimension to many dishes. This thyme is a perfect companion to seafood, chicken, rice and many vegetables.