Thyme has always been used in the medical field for its antibacterial, antiseptic, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties. It is also useful as an expectorant, it has digestive, antioxidant, analgesic, antifungal and diuretic properties.
In both fresh and dried versions, thyme is used in numerous ways. As a condiment it is widely used in stews, casseroles soups, etc. Since ancient times, it has been also used for medicinal purposes such as vaporisations for treating a cold or the flue.
For drying, it is recommended to use natural heat, a current of air and not direct sunlight.
Care + Tips
About the sixth week, thyme should be the right size to be cropped and consumed. You can harvest the whole plant or cut the leaves you need at any time :).
Tip: To maintain them, transplant them or place them at your boombi, making sure they get the necessary amounts of light and water. After it, just wait for the scented thyme leaves to grow. You can also dry them and make herbal tea with it.
Recommended water and lightning timings:
Water: 1 minute every 3 hours
Light: 10 hours ON per day
We avoid the use of soil thanks to our growing medium composed of coconut fiber and peat, which allows us to recreate the perfect growing conditions.
The coconut fibre plug is a growing medium that holds the ideal amunts of water and humidity for plants to grow and roots to develop.
The porosity of the plug promotes root growth. Keep an eye on any roots sticking out of the sides of the plug, they are a good sign! They indicate that your plants will grow healthy and strong.
It is composed of 90% coconut fiber and 10% peat, so it is totally compostable and free of chemicals
Everything should be fine, but nature can always surprise us. If your plants do not germinate, we will replace them.
Set up your boombi with these 3 easy steps
Add water to the germinator and wait for the preseeded cones to sprout. Then move the budding plants to boombi.
2. Move the plugs to boombi
Mix the bag of solid nutrients with water in the bottle included and shake it like a Polaroid picture.
Plug it in and let de farming begin!
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