Many of the Hyssop uses go back to ancient times. Spiritually it has been used to cleanse, purify and even to "forgive sins". It has been used for meditation and rituals as well.
Did you know that the Romans used Hyssop to protect themselves phyiscally?
It may be supportive of the immune system.
Did you know that Hyssop oil contains 20-40% monoterpenes and almost 50% ketones? Monoterpenes awaken information in the DNA of the cell. Ketones are known to be calming emotionally.
My favorite blends that contain Hyssop essential oil are ImmuPower (supports healthy immune system) and Relieve It.
More Hyssop uses? There are more! Keep reading for more information on how to use it and what to use it for. This section will also provide you with some fun suggestions, safety precautions for you and your pet!
As I receive more Hyssop uses and new tips and testimonials for Hyssop Essential Oil they will be added to the page, so check back frequently!
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What is the Genus Species? Hyssopus officinalis
Why is this information Important? It's always important to know your genus species of your oil. Just the common name on the bottle doesn't really tell you exactly what you’re getting!
What is the Origin of the Plant Name? Hyssop comes from a Hebrew word "ezob" meaning "holy herb".
Why is this Information so Important? Its not, it’s just a fun fact!
What Part of the Plant is Used? Stems and leaves.
What is the ORAC Value? 20,900 µTE/100g
What Does this Number Mean? ORAC stands for Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity. It tells you the antioxidant capacity of a food item. Antioxidants have shown to reduce the risk of age related conditions! This was developed by the USDA researchers. For instance: Oranges = 750; Clove = 1,078,700. Wow! The number for clove is NOT a typo!
Most Interesting Historical Reference?
Did you know that Hyssops is mentioned 12 times in the Bible? Jesus was offered a fragrant branch of Hyssop in the last minutes of his death.
What are the Plant Properties? Purifying and warming.
What are the Documented Hyssop Uses and Benefits? May support healthy immune system.
What is the Aromatic Affect on the Mind? Its earthy and woody aroma brings stimulates meditation and creativity.
What is the Spiritual Influence? Hyssop uses include the spiritual influences as well.
Hyssop is very spiritual oil and has been used since the time of the Lemurians. It is used to understand our spiritual purpose and create a better connection with people (and the divine) through relationships. It releases judgment of self and others, as well as, old beliefs that no longer serve our spiritual direction. It supports our spiritual journey of discovery, purpose and inner nourishment.
What Chakra is Affected? The sacral and solar plexus chakras are balanced. Aligning of root, sacral, solar plexus chakras with heart chakra.
What is the corresponding Chakra Color? Violet
How do I use it?
Use diluted - 20:80 dilution. Then,
Good oil for the First Aid Kit? No
Can this Oil be used for Animals? Yes, in small amounts or in Raindrop.
Yes. Have your animals smell it directly from the bottle or place a drop or two in your palm, then smell. Or place a drop in your palm and pet head to toe.
Note about Animal Use: Certain oils can be very toxic to cats due to the quality of the oil. Citrus and pine products and oils in particular that are not of therapeutic grade quality! Please consult your vet if you are not sure about applying any essential oil to your pet.
I only recommend using Young Living Oils on animals at this time.
What are the Safety Precautions? Only therapeutic grade essential oils should be used for healing results. Because it is approved as a Food Additive (FA) by the FDA, Hyssop Oil is readily available on the market in many different qualities, so please know your source.
There are many Hyssop uses because it is Generally Regarded as Safe (GRAS). Although it may be used as a dietary supplement, it is advised not to use it in this manner for children under 6 years of age. Not generally for use on children
People with epilepsy should not use Hyssop. Women who are pregnant or those with high blood pressure should avoid using this oil.
If pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult a healthcare professional prior to use.
Essential Oil Trivia?
Did you know that Hyssop is connected with the forgiveness of sins and baptism?
Did you know that Hyssop is used as an ingredient in Chartreuse Liqueur?
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Tips and Testimonials from an Essential Oil User
Diffuse or place Hyssop oil on your forehead to assist in meditation!
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