Botanical Name - Hyssopus officinalis
Caution - *Practitioner use only. Avoid in pregnancy, epilepsy and high blood pressure. Moderate use only.
Aroma - Warm, rich camphorous
Extraction - Steam distillation
Part of Plant - Areal parts; blossom and leaves
Country of Origin - Bulgaria/Spain
Chemical Constituents - Cineol, Iso-pinocamphone, pinocamphone, b-pinene
Uses - Stimulating and warming, helps strengthen the body and may raise low blood pressure. Particularly good in respiratory conditions, where it opens the lungs, fights infection and clears mucus. A powerful oil to be used with caution.
Organic Certificate - This essential oil is certified organic by the Soil Association, which means you can be sure that it has been produced to the highest ethical and environmental standards. The Soil Associationís standards exceed the UK government's minimum requirements for organic products in many areas, but particularly in animal welfare, GM and the use of pesticides. Standards are constantly reviewed to ensure they deal with current issues.