Hyssop Essential Oil
Latin Name: Hyssopus officinalis L.
Part of plant: Flowering tops
Aroma Character: Powerful camphorous odour
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Hyssop Properties: Respiratory-tract complaints, very effective for thr relief of coughs and as expectorant; anti-inflammatory, against asthma; against infections, bacteria. and viruses; strengthens stomach, promotes digestion, stimulates appetite, strengthens and stimulates nervous system, raises blood pressure; softens, promotes wound-healing and scar formation.
Hyssop Indications: Bronchitis, lung inflammation, sinusitis, asthma; digestive complaints, metabolizing of fat; asthenia, multiple sclerosis; wounds, scars, bruises, leprosy.
Hyssop Main Components: Isopinocamphone, 1-pinocamphone (ketone content is higher when harvest and distillation take place later in the year = fall), alpha-and beta-pinene, cadinene, beta-catyophyllene, nerol, nerolidol.
Hyssop Contraindications, side effects: Dosage must be precisely complied with for internal use by children, pregnant women, and people with ketone sensitivity.
Hyssop is a perennial aromatic shrub with small lance-shaped green leaves and purple-blue flowers. The essential oil is distilled from the flowering tops and leaves.
Hyssop has a special affinity with the respiratory system and is a useful expectorant, calming persistent coughing. It can be used in a burner, inhalation or local massage. It is good in cold compresses over bruises, has an invigorating effect on the mind, being especially good for nervous debility. Overall, Hyssop is warming, purifying and rejuvenating.