The Thymus x citriodorus is a variety of the thyme we know and that is used to spice up on cookery. The flowers of these sprouts are very characteristic, strong thyme flavour and a lemon after taste.
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Lemon thyme or Thymus x citriodorus. It is a variety of thyme that we know and that is used in cooking to spice. This plant is a sub-shrub.
From the lemon thyme you not only eat the flower, but like the common thyme, the bud is also used for flavouring. The buds are dark green with a yellowish tone and the offer an intense lemon scent. It is ideal to give citrus touch to recipes.
The good thing about lemon thyme is that it can be used for any recipe, in a salad, a stew, with fish, meat and sauces.
From this plant, essential oils containing thymol and monoterpene volatile phenols are extracted, that act as an antibacterial and antifungal agent. But in addition to this, the lemon thyme has other propeties, standing out:
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