Hyssop officinalis        This oil helps relieve digestive disorders, genito-urinary and skin conditions, such as bruises, eczema, inflammation and dermatitis. It gives a feeling of alertness aids with anxiety and fatigue; is useful during convalescence as a tonic. It is effective for respiratory problems, such as colds, coughs, sore throats, influenza, bronchitis, asthma, catarrh and tonsillitis

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HYSSOP: (Leaves and Flowering tops) Hyssop officinalis

 Hyssop oil has a sweet, warm smell with spicy undertones and ranges in colour from colourless to pale yellowy-green.

This rather expensive Essential Oil is excellent to help the respiratory and viral infections, such as colds, coughs, sore throats, influenza, bronchitis, asthma, catarrh and tonsillitis, it also helps system get rid of mucus and bronchial spasms.

It can be used to treat bronchitis, asthma, influenza and colds, while helping wounds heal and dispersing bruises on the skin.

Hyssop oil gives a feeling of alertness and helps with anxiety and fatigue and is therefore useful during convalescence as a tonic.

It helps with colic, flatulence and indigestion, while it helps to regulate circulation and is helpful when used to raise low blood pressure.

During monthly periods, where water retention can be a problem, Hyssop oil helps to balance this. In general, this oil benefits the menstrual cycle and helps with amenorrhea and leucorrhoea.

It has good healing properties and helps with bruises as well.

Hyssop oil blends well with

Although essential oil blend well with one another, Hyssop oil blends particularly well with Angelica Seed, Bay Leaf, Clary Sage, Geranium, Lavender, Myrtle, Orange, Tangerine, Melissa, Rosemary, and Sage.  

Therapeutic properties

The therapeutic properties of hyssop oil are anti-rheumatic, astringent, antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, cicatrisant, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, hypertensive, nervine, sudorific, stimulant, tonic, vermifuge and vulnerary.

Therapeutic properties explained


Our Hyssop Essential Oil originates in Sloveina and is extracted from the leaves and the flowering tops by steam distillation

Chemical composition

The main chemical components of hyssop oil are a-pinene, camphene, b-pinene, sabinene, myrcene, limonene, pinocamphone, isopinocamphene, y-terpineol, 1,8-cineole and thujone.


Hyssop Essential Oil is non-irritant and non-sensitizing, but does contain pinocamphone and should therefore be used in moderation and should be avoided during pregnancy and by people suffering from epilepsy.