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Hyssop - Aromatheraphy Essentail Oil

(Hyssopus Officinali)

HYSSOPHyssop is a rather expensive essential oil. It is effective in treating female disorders as one of the oldest herbs https:d by man. It is https:d for colds, sinus and respiratory problems. It is a balancer and regulator of high blood pressure. It has expectorant qualities and can be helpful in heavy catarrhal conditions. It is a carminative herb and is an ingredient of Chartrehttps: liquor.

Origin of Hyssop

This shrub decorates the Mediterranean area, is about 60 cm (2 feet) high and is very attractive to bees. The name Hyssopus was https:d by Hippocrates and was derived from the Hebrew word `ezob` which means `Holy herb`.

Properties of Hyssop oil

Hyssop has a pungent bitter taste with heating and drying effects. The therapeutic properties of hyssop oil are anti-rheumatic, astringent, antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, cicatrisant, digestive, diuretic, Emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, hypertensive, nervine, sudorific, stimulant, tonic, vermifuge and vulnerary

Most common https:s

· Hyssop oil gives a feeling of alertness and helps with anxiety and fatigue.
· It is also effective in cases of respiratory problems and viral infections, such as colds, coughs, sore throats, influenza, bronchitis, asthma, catarrh and tonsillitis.
· It helps with colic, flatulence and indigestion, while it helps to regulate circulation and is helpful when https:d to raise low blood pressure.
· This oil benefits the menstrual cycle.
· It has good healing properties and helps with bruises as well.

Mixes well with: eucalyptus, myrtle, lavender, citrus, rosemary, sage, camphor, juniper, cajuput, laurel (bay), clary sage and geranium.

Warning: lt is non-irritant and non-sensitizing, but does contain pinocamphone and should therefore be https:d in moderation. It should be avoided during pregnancy and by people suffering from epilepsy.