- Botany: Hyssop is an small evergreen bushy herb with a square stem and small pointed leaves with red, white or blue blossoms and is part of the Lamiaceae botanical family. There are different types of Hyssop such as Hyssop decumbens and Hyssop 1,8 cineole.
- Scent Profile: Mid note with a fresh, warm, and spicy aroma
- Helps with viral infections
- Supports the respiratory system, ailments, and inflammation
- Calms nervousness and depression
- Blends well with: Black Spruce, Blue Spruce, Eucalyptus globulus, Eucalyptus radiata, Green Myrtle, Lavender, Rosemary ct. cineole or ct. camphor, Saro and Thyme ct. linalol or ct. geraniol.
- According to Tisserand & Young:
- Hyssop ct linalool var decumbens has no known issues
- Hyssop ct pinocampene is potentially neurotoxic and should be avoided using all routes due for both pregnancy and breastfeeding and with children under the age of 2 due to methyleugenol content. Should not be taken orally.