Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Hyssop
- 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.
Reduces water retention. Raises blood pressure.
Relieves indigestion and flatulence.
Soothes anxiety and fatigue.
Helps to regulate the menstrual cycle.
Alleviates asthma, bronchitis, coughs and symptoms of a cold.
- 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).