Botanical Name: Hyssopus officinalis
Plant Part: Flowers
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description: Found in the Mediterranean area, the Hyssop plant is about 60 cm (2 feet) high and very attractive to bees. It has a woody, hairy stem, small lance-shaped green leaves and purple-blue flowers.
Color: Pale yellow to yellow liquid.
Common Uses: Hyssop Essential Oil is known to ease sore throats caused by sinus issues. Some authorities believe it can relieve bronchial spasms and thus might be helpful for asthma attacks. The therapeutic properties of Hyssop Essential Oil are as an anti-rheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, cicatrizant, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, nervine, sedative, stimulant, a tonic and as a vulnerary agent.
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Blends well with: Eucalyptus, Ravensara, Niaouli, Cajeput and Myrtle.
Aromatic Scent: Hyssop Essential Oil has a sweetly medicinal scent that many find appealing.
Cautions: Hyssop Oil is non-irritating, non-sensitizing but does contain pinocamphone and should therefore be used in moderation and avoided during pregnancy and by people suffering from epilepsy.
Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis)
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