Hyssop (Latin name: Hyssopus Officinalis) belongs to the Lamiaceae family. It is an evergreen shrub with blue, pink, purple, or white flowers. It blooms from July to September. It is found in northern Europe and the Middle East. It is collected when it is fully flowering and dried for later use.
Health Benefits and Uses
In traditional medicine, it is mainly used for sore throats and diseases related to the pulmonary system, in the form of a drink. In general, it has positive effects in the treatment of bronchitis and respiratory diseases associated with excessive mucosal production due to its expectorant properties. It also has healing properties and so its poultice is used on external wounds.
Available Forms of Hyssop:
- In a bunch
Caution! It should not be consumed by pregnant women because it increases the chance of miscarriage.
Herbs should not be consumed uncontrollably. Consult your doctor before consumption. They are not substitutes for drugs and can cause side effects and allergies.