Hyssop

Hyssop Essential OilHyssop Essential Oil (Hyssop officinalis) is a biblical oil that was also sacred to ancient Greeks, has a fresh, woody scent that is slightly sweet and is noted for its purifying properties. Hyssop has an approximate ORAC of 209,167 (TE/L). TE/L is expressed as micromole Trolox equivalent per liter. 

Historical Data: While there is some uncertainty that Hyssopus officinalis is the same species of plant as the hyssop referred to in the Bible, there is no question that Hyssop officinalis has been used for almost a millennium for its support to the body's natural defenses. It has also been used to support the respiratory system.

The fourteenth chapter of Leviticus, 14:54-56, describes a blend of the essential oils of 50% cedarwood and 50% hyssop for various skin issues such as itches, scales, scall, risings, swellings, scabs, rashes, lesions, eczema, pimples, eruptions, skin spots, and/or any "leprous" disease, which could include dermatitis, psoriasis, skin cancers, and even leprosy, itself. The Biblical remedy suggests applications of the oil blend to the right ear, the right thumb, and the right big toe for skin issues which are all emotional reflex points for the right brain through which emotional issues can be resolved and released. In other words, use the oils to address the core of the condition, rather than treating just the symptom.

Fragrance: stimulates creativity and meditation

Wellness Solutions: Hyssop is cleansing, purifying, an expectorant, a decongestant, and helps to reduce fats in the tissue. It also raises low blood pressure, regulates menstrual flow and increases perspiration. Hyssop can be used to relieve anxiety and nervous tension, arthritis, asthma, bruises, respiratory infections, coughs, cuts, dermatitis, indigestion, fatigue, parasites (it expells worms), rheumatism, sore throats, viral infections and wounds.

Companion Oils: All citrus oils: lemon, orange, grapefruit, tangerine, clary sage, fennel, geranium, myrtle
Hyssop Flower
 and sage.

Hyssop Essential Oil is also one of the oils in the Twelve Oils of Ancient Scripture Collection.

Bible References:
Exodus 12:22 — "And ye shall take a bunch of hyssop and dip it in the blood that is in the bason, and strike the lintel and the two side posts with the blood that is in the bason; and none of you shall go out at the door of his house until the morning."

Leviticus 14:4 — "Then shall the priest command to take for him that is to be cleansed two birds alive and clean, and cedar wood, and scarlet, and hyssop."

Leviticus 14:6 — "As for the living bird, he shall take it, and the cedar wood, and the scarlet, and the hyssop, and shall dip them and the living bird int he blood of the bird that was killed over the running water."



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