Hyssop Hyssopus officinale  Essential Oil Information

Hyssopus officinale

Hyssop Essential Oil


Botanical Name

Alternative Names

Source Location

Plant part used


Hyssopus officinale

 

Europe

Flowering tops








Extraction Method

Color

Consistency

Aroma Strength


Steam distillation

Clear

Thin

Medium








Fragrance

Fresh, earthy and woody, yet slightly sweet and fruity












Benefits

Treats bruises, coughing, sore throat, herpes and fever blisters, as well as asthma, sinusitis, and bronchitis. Good for nervous tension, depression and anxiety, plus rheumatism, bruises, sores, earache and toothache. Lowers blood pressure, and provides relief for symptoms of colds and influenza.















Blends Well With

Bay, Clary Sage, Geranium, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Mandarin, Myrtle, Orange, Rosemary, Sage














Constituents

Pinocamphone, Pinene, Borneol, Geraniol, Thujone, Camphene, Limonene, Phellandrene













Properties

Anti-viral, immunostimulant, laxative, tonic, antiseptic, disinfecting















Safety

GRAS*, but don't use during pregnancy










*Generally Regarded As Safe







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