Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Hyssop

Hyssop flowers
Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis)

Hyssop oil comes from the leaves and flowers of the Hyssopus officinalis plant. It has a warm, sweet scent and is a middle note scent.

PropertiesEdit

 
Hyssopus officinalis essential oil.

CirculatoryEdit

Reduces water retention. Raises blood pressure.

DigestiveEdit

Relieves indigestion and flatulence.

EmotionalEdit

Soothes anxiety and fatigue.

GynecologicalEdit

Helps to regulate the menstrual cycle.

RespiratoryEdit

Alleviates asthma, bronchitis, coughs and symptoms of a cold.

CautionEdit

  • Don't use hyssop oil during pregnancy.
  • Don't use hyssop oil if you have epilepsy.
  • Don't use hyssop oil if you have hypertension (high blood pressure).