Aromatherapy for Body, Mind & Spirit

Hyssop Essential Oil Uses and Benefits

Hyssop Essential Oil Uses and Benefits

Hyssop Essential Oil Properties (Hyssopus officinalis)

Hyssop essential oil is sweet and warm, a very rich herbaceous scent.

Hyssop Essential Oil Uses and Benefits

  • 100% Pure, Concentrated, Undiluted
  • Therapeutic Quality
  • Steam Distilled from Flowers, Leaves
  • Country of Origin: India

Hyssop Essential Oil Packaged

Amber glass bottle with Euro dropper. Tamper proof safety seal. Shrink wrapped.

Hyssop Essential Oil Uses and Benefits

Background Information on Hyssop Essential Oil

Hyssop is a sacred oil that has a variety of health benefits. The properties of the plant is warming and purifying. It is also used to establish spiritual and emotional connections. It is mentioned 12 times in the Bible.  The word Hyssop is from the Hebrew word “ezob”which translates to holy herb. Today, Hyssop essential oil is made from the stems and leaves of the plant by steam distillation. Its earthy and woody scent can help to stimulate the mind for creativity and meditation.

Hyssop is a semi-evergreen plant native to Europe and Asia. The bushy plant grows to a height of 1-4 feet, has aromatic leaves and spikes of white, pink, blue, or dark-purple flowers.

Hyssop Essential Oil is a sacred oil that has a variety of health benefits. The properties of the plant is that it is warming and purifying, and it is also used to establish a spiritual and emotional connection. It is mentioned 12 times in the Bible and is believed to help cleanse sins. The color of Hyssop Essential Oil is a light to dark yellow, and is slightly syrupy inconsistency. The name itself comes from the Hebrew word “ezob” which translates to holy herb. It is made from the stems and leaves of the plant, and its earthy and woody fragrance can help to stimulate the mind for creativity and meditation.

Hyssop was prescribed by Hippocrates, Galen, and Dioscorides for its healing effects on the respiratory system.

Hyssop Essential Oil Uses and Benefits

Hyssop essential oil has various different uses. It is able to aid in digestion, increase the frequency of urination, and stimulate the immune system. Hyssop can help provide relief from cough as well as regulate the menstrual cycle.* It also has hypertensive properties, capable of raising blood pressure, therefore, helpful to those with low blood pressure problems.* Hyssop is also beneficial in relieving fatigue, swelling in the limbs, and with headaches.*

Hyssop is known to be mood uplifting, able to revive and improve mental clarity and enhance alertness.*

Documented properties in aromatherapy are antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antirheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, astringent, cardiac, digestive, diruetic, emollient, expectorant, laxative, nervine, stimulant, tonic.

See our references at the bottom of this page for additional information.

*This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any disease.

Hyssop Essential Oil Uses and Benefits / Suggestions & Blends

Hyssop essential oil blends especially well with clary sage, geranium, grapefruit, lavender, melissa, orange, rosemary, and tangerine essential oils.

Application in an aroma lamp, bath, diffusor, inhaler, lightbulb ring, massage, mist spray, steam inhalation, steam room or sauna are recommended.

Hyssop Essential Oil Safety Tips / Caution 

Do not use while pregnant, nursing, or have epilepsy. Due to the high content of pinocamphone, Hyssop essential oil may trigger seizures in susceptible individuals. 

References

Essential OilHyssop
Botanical NameHyssopus officinalis
SourceFlowers and leaves
Country of OriginIndia
Method of DistillationSteam
CAS No. 8006-83-5