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Lemon Thyme is often used to add a refreshing lemon-like flavor to cooked foods and teas. It is also added to potpourri or herbal pillows for its pleasant scent since the leaves impart a lemony scent when crushed.
Lemon Thyme leaves contain geraniol, esters, nerol, citronellol, citral, and thymol The essential oil contains higher concentrations of these constituents than the dried leaf.
The dried leaves may be infused for tea, or added to foods (especially chicken and fish) as a flavoring agent.
An infusion of lemon thyme may also be used as a mouthwash.The aromatic leaves may be dried and added to pot-pourri and herbal pillows for their lemon-like scent.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.