Mountain Rose Herbs

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Hyssop Essential Oil

  • Hyssopus officinalis
  • Origin: Hungary
Hyssop Essential Oil

Parts Used

Flowering plant

Extraction Method

Steam distilled

Note Classification

Middle

Aroma

Sweet, rich herbaceous, camphoraceous

Overview

Hyssop has a history as a strewing and purifying herb.

Blends Well With

Bay, clary sage, geranium, grapefruit, lavender, lemon, mandarin, myrtle, orange, rosemary, sage

Herbal Miscellany

It is one of the bitter herbs mentioned in the Old Testament, employed to purify the temples. Romans used hyssop to protect themselves against the plague, and to disinfect the houses of the sick.

Precautions

Oil Specific: Avoid in epilepsy, and while pregnant. Not for internal use.
General: As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.

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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.