The word “thyme” is derived from the Greek thyo, which means “sacrifice”. The ancient Greeks believed that the scent of thyme represented activity, valour and courage, and was effective at banishing evil spirits.
||May to October
||Flowering herb: May to October
||Dry, sunny land, field paths, edges of fields and forests.
- Fill a preserving jar with thyme flowers and then pour quality honey over the top until the flowers are covered.
- Firmly close the preserving jar, turn it on its head and leave for four weeks.