Hyssop Organic Essential Oil
Active Ingredient: 1, 8-Cineole: 52.40%
Botanical Name: Hyssopus officinalis
Plant Part: Leaves & Flowers
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
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.
Color: Pale yellow green liquid.
Common Uses: Organic Hyssop Essential Oil is known to help ease sore throats caused by sinus issues. It is reputed to be effective in cases of respiratory problems and viral infections, such as colds, coughs, influenza, bronchitis, asthma, catarrh and tonsillitis. Hyssop Oil is powerful and helps to relieve genito-urinary conditions and skin conditions, like bruises, eczema, inflammation.
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Blends well with: Eucalyptus, Ravensara, Niaouli, Cajeput, and Myrte.
Aromatic Scent: Organic Hyssop Essential Oil has a sweetly medicinal scent that many find appealing.
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.