Hyssop, aka Hyssop officinalis, has been used for centuries for a variety of uses and is considered a cure-all for many respiratory ailments-- and makes another helpful ally for pandemic times past and present. The flowers and leaves were historically used during the middle ages in Europe as an incense ingredient, strewing herb, and in nosegays and bouquets to protect from diseases. Hyssop helps shorten colds and provides relief from cold-like symptoms, and is also useful in the treatment of chronic, damp asthma, flu, and herpes simplex.
A bitter, Hyssop also aids in digestion. It's aseptic properties make it a helpful ally for topical use for insect bites, cuts, and abrasions. It can be made into infusions, tinctures, honeys, cough syrups, and infused into oils.
Warming, pungent, digestive bitter, stimulating expectorant, decongestant, antiviral, antiseptic, diaphoretic, diuretic.
Not to be used during pregnancy. The essential oil is toxic.
*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Contraindications may exist. Consult expert medical advice before using during pregnancy. Keep out of the reach of children.