This herbaceous perennial bush that can grow to about 5 feet tall, has needle-like leaves and a strong distinctive scent. Geography: Native to the Mediterranean and parts of Europe. Cultivated worldwide.
Antioxidant rich and used for its anti-bacterial, astringent and cleansing qualities as well as its uplifting scent. It is commonly used in soaps, creams, lotions and perfumes.
Since it was orginally believed to boost memory, the Ancient Greeks used to adorn students' heads with it before exams to help them achieve good grades.