Annual plant. 20-50 cm (8 -20 in) in height with small leaves. Flowers small and white. Pick up during flowering, cutting off the shoots at a height of 5 - 6 cm (2 in) leaves, stems and seeds contain essential oil with a pleasant aroma and spicy taste. This is an excellent seasoning for meat and fish dishes, vegetable mixtures. Used in home cooking, fresh and dried as a spice.