Hyssop Decum Essential Oil
Hyssop Decum Essential Oil

The Aromatherapist

Hyssop Decum Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Hyssopus decumbens
Origin: Spain
Cultivation: wildcrafted
Part of Plant: flowering plant
Extraction: steam

Common Uses: One of the best oils for viral infections, coughs, colds, chest congestion and bronchitis. Especially effective for relieving coughs with a lot of mucous congestion. 

Emotional/Psychological Uses: Uplifting, anti-depressant used for nervous exhaustion. 

Blends Well With: Eucalyptus, Thyme, Rosemary, Tarragon, Marjoram, Spike and Highland Lavender 

Try It: Traditionally used in combination with anti-spasmodic essential oils like Tarragon for asthmatic coughs. 

*Avoid Hyssop 'officinalis' use only the 'decumbens' variety of Hyssop

Best Ways to Use: Steam inhalant, bath and massage