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

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.

Hyssop flowers
Hyssop flowers
Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis)

Properties edit

Hyssopus officinalis essential oil.

Circulatory edit

Reduces water retention. Raises blood pressure.

Digestive edit

Relieves indigestion and flatulence.

Emotional edit

Soothes anxiety and fatigue.

Gynecological edit

Helps to regulate the menstrual cycle.

Respiratory edit

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

Caution edit

  • 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).