Hyssop Essential Oil

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Hyssop Essential Oil

Description
This shrub decorates the Mediterranean area. It 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.

 

Details
Botanical Name: Hyssopus officinalis
Plant Part: Leaves & Flowers
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Origin: England

Colour: Pale yellow green

Consistency: Thin

Note: Top

Aromatic Scent: Hyssop has a sweetly medicinal scent that many find appealing.

Blends Well With: Eucalyptus, Ravensara, Niouli, Cajeput, Myrtle

Common Uses: The therapeutic properties of Hyssop oil are as an anti-rheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, cicatrizant, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, nervine, sedative, stimulant, tonic and as a vulnerary.

History
: Already well known in ancient times, Hyssop was referred to in the Bible 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.
Cautions: Hyssop oil is non-irritant, non-sensitizing but does contain pinocamphone and should therefore be used in moderation an avoided during pregnancy, by people suffering from epilepsy.

Never use pure oils on the skin without diluting, never use internally, keep away from children and eyes, always check if there are any medical issues which could cause a problem. Seek help if you have any doubts.

*The information provided is for educational purposes only*

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