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Buying Tips

Choose fresh thyme that has a clean, fresh scent.


There are many varieties of thyme, the most popular being garden thyme, which gives off a minty, light-lemony scent. Other varieties include English, French, caraway-scented, and lemon thyme. They all have tiny leaves.

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