Thymus linearis

Thymus linearis in Valley of Flowers

Thymus linearis is a creeping, mat forming, spreading and strongly scented herb. Stem is four angled. Leaves tiny and 1 cm long only. Flowers are long, bright purple, crowded in short, terminal and ovoid clusters.

English Name

Linear leaved thyme

Local Name

Balma jhar and ban ajwain



Flowering time

May to September


In grassy slopes and rock crevices


Whole plant is used to treat eye disease, postnatal complications, liver complaints and skin diseases, stomach ache. It smells very nice, don’t forget to smell it.

Location in the Valley of flowers

It is found in every part of the valley and nearby areas.

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