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Hyssop - Hungary

Hyssop - Hungary
Item# IROI64
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Product Description

Hyssop (dried leaves) - Hyssopus officinalis - from Hungary. Hyssop has a beautiful warm, herblike fragrance with strong cleansing and purifying properties.

Hyssop has long been considered a scared plant of mystery among the Hebrews and revered for its cleansing properties by the Greeks and Romans. Hyssop clears the mind, strengthens the nerves, and promotes relaxation.

Family: Lamiaceae

Synonyms: none known

Origin: Mediterranean regions; Central and South Europe, Central and West Asia, North Africa

Parts Used: dried leaves, stems and flowers

Aroma Description: warm, powerful, slightly sharp, sweet, camphoraceous, spicy, herbaceous

Emotional Attributes: cleansing/purifying

Cosmetic Uses: perfumery, aromatherapy

Culinary Uses: used to flavor soups, salads, legumes and meat dishes. Dried herb is used to make teas. Oil is used to flavor bitters and liqueurs, such as Chartreuse.

Medicinal Attributes: astringent, expectorant, anti-inflammatory. Used to treat bronchitis, respiratory and urinary tract infections and congestion, feverish illnesses, gas, colic, nervous exhaustion, cuts bruises, etc.

Element Association: Fire

Magical Associations: protection, prosperity

Astrological Association: Sagittarius

Planetary Association: Jupiter

Season: Summer, Autumn

Aromatic Note: Middle note

Essential Oil: Yes, steam distilled - subject to legal restrictions in some countries.

Mixes Well With: bay laurel, cedar, lavender, rosemary, sage-desert, sage-white, etc. Medical Disclaimer: Information on this web site is for entertainment purposes only. This information is NOT intended as medical advice or for use as diagnosis or treatment of a health problem or as a substitute for consulting a licensed medical professional.

Prices:
Per ounce (28 grams) $3.25
Per 4 ounces (112 grams) $12.35
Per half pound (224 grams) $23.40
Per pound (454 grams) $41.60