Legend: Already well known in ancient times, Hyssop has reference for its cleansing effect in connection with plague, leprosy and chest ailments. Hyssop was used for purifying sacred places and as a strewing herb in the Middle Ages to ward off lice. Also it is one of the main ingredients of Chartreuse Liquor.
Heal your body: Benefits poor vitality, breathlessness and immune deficiency. Helps to prevent the recurrence of colds and flu as well as working to fight infection. Effective expectorant, loosening heavy phlegm and calms persistent coughs. Hyssop warms the stomach and stimulates digestion and is helpful for appetite loss, slow digestion, and abdominal bloating. Helps remove the uric acid that can aggravate rheumatic conditions. Raises low blood pressure. Strengthens the heart and stimulates menstruation.
Botanical Name: Hyssopus officinalis
Place of Origin: Mediterranean
Plant Part: Leaves and Flowers/Buds
Colour: Clear to Pale Yellow
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Aromatic Scent: Fresh, earthy, fruity, woody, slightly sweet and camphorous.
Common Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Directions: There are many ways to use essential oils, such as burning them in an oil burner, but remember never apply neat to the skin unless it has been mixed with a carrier oil such as jojoba first. For more ways to use essential oils please visit our Methods of use section.
Warnings: Not for internal use. Avoid contact with eyes. Not to be used neat on the body. Always dilute. Adults Only. Keep out of reach of children. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare practitioner. Avoid: whilst pregnant; or if you are epileptic; or if you have high blood pressure. Not recommended for sensitive skin. May create a very heavy menstrual flow.
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