- It has a sweet medicinal, camphor-like scent
- Antispasmodic and antiseptic properties help treat respiratory conditions
- Improves and increases blood circulation
Hyssop essential oil not only has a sweet medicinal smell but has been used for centuries as medicine because of its healing properties. Hyssop was referred to as a holy herb because of its mention in the Bible, and was considered a sacred herb. Hyssop is antispasmodic, helping to soothe coughs, and an expectorant, meaning it loosens phlegm in the respiratory tracts. This helps to heal infections from common colds as well as help naturally treat bronchitis.Hyssopcan also be used to treat conditions like rheumatism, gout, arthritis and hemorrhoids, by improving blood circulation and thereby helping to reduce swelling and inflammation. It also stimulates the digestive system and helps fight parasites, especially in the intestines.
Caution / Safety Note:
People with epilepsy should avoid this oil as it contains a compound Pinocamphone which can stimulate the nerves. Not to be used during pregnancy.
Blends beautifully with:
Geranium, Orange, Tangerine, Angelica and Rosemary.