Hyssop Essential Oil
The essential oil of Hyssop is extracted with the help of steam distillation of the leaves and flowers of a shrub called Hyssop. In the botanical world, it is known by the name Hyssopus Officinalis. This shrub grows mainly in the Mediterranean region and was known as a holy or sacred herb in ancient times.
Hyssop, due to its disinfectant and antimicrobial properties, was clearly mentioned even in the Old Testament as a purifying substance. The chief constituents of Hyssop essential oil are Alpha Pinene, Camphene, Beta Pinene, Sabinene, Myrcene, Limonene, Pinocamphone, Iso-Pinocamphene, Gamma Terpineol, Cineole and Thujone. Hyssop oil improves and promotes circulation, it helps cure diseases associated with poor circulation, such as rheumatism, arthritis, gout, and swelling.