Hyssop, Hyssopus Officinalis
Hyssop is a semi-evergreen perennial native to Europe, West Asia, and North Africa. It grows wild on dry, rocky slopes and walls. Hyssopus was mentioned in the old Testament as a herb used for purification.
- Hyssop has been traditionally used to soothe chest congestion, coughs, colds, bronchitis, and asthma.
- It is an antiviral and will help with disease and infections.
- Hyssop is used for digestive and intestinal problems including urinary tract infections.
- Hyssop can help with liver and gallbladder problems, gas, colic, loss of appetite, and poor circulation, and menstrual cramps.
- Hyssop is good for skin conditions such as bruises, irritations, rashes, burns and frostbite.