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Alternative Names

Herbe Sacrée, Herbe de Joseph, Hiope, Herbe Sainte, Hissopo, Hisopo, Hysope Officinale, Hysope, Jufa, Rabo De Gato, Ysop

Scientific Name

Hyssopus Officinalis

Why Do People Use Hyssop?

The oral preparations of Hyssopus officinalis (Hyssop), like hyssop powder, are utilized to treat gallbladder and liver conditions, cough, intestinal inflammation, respiratory infections, for the treat of common cold, asthma, sore throat, colic and flatulence, urinary tract infection, poor circulation, anorexia, dysmenorrhea, HIV/AIDS and also for intestinal and digestive problems. Topically - Hyssop powder is used on skin and utilized as a gargle, for treating skin irritations, frostbite, in baths to induce sweating, for bruises and burns. In Foods - Hyssop extract and oil are used as flavoring agents in many food items. In manufacturing - Hyssop oil is often used as a fragrance in cosmetics and soaps.

Is It Safe To Use?

Likely Safe - Oral consumption of Hyssopus officinalis in food items is generally considered safe. Oil and extract form of hyssop have Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) in various states of the US. Likely Unsafe - Orally consumption of hyssop oil is unsafe for medicinal purposes. According to some reports, oral ingestion of the oil of hyssop may lead to tonic-clonic seizures. Likely Unsafe For Infants - For infants, hyssop is thought to be unsafe when utilized orally as 2-3 drops of oil for number of days because of tonic-clonic convulsions. Likely Unsafe in Pregnancy - Oral utilization of hyssops is considered unsafe for pregnant females because it might cause menstrual stimulation and uterine contractions. Avoid in Lactation - Hyssop should be avoided by breastfeeding females because there is scarce information available to rate the safety of hyssop in lactation.

How Effective Is Hyssop?

There is scarce information available to rate the effectiveness of hyssop powder.

How Hyssop Works?

The most effective parts of hyssop are the aerial parts. Constituent named as marrubiin stimulates bronchial secretions and has cardioactive effects. Tannins and caffeic acid may lead to some side effects. Hyssop extracts appear to have antiviral effects against HIV and herpes simplex virus in vitro. Oil form of Hyssop is responsible for convulsions and death in experimental rats because of isopincamphone and pincamphone constituents. Hyssop oil is related with tonic-clonic changes in infants and adults as well.

What Are The Side Effects /Adverse Reactions of Hyssop?

Hyssop was related with tonic-clonic convulsions in one child, who used 2-3 drops for several days, and two grown up, who used 10 to 30 drops daily.

How Hyssop Interacts With Other Herbs and Supplements?

There is no known interaction of hyssop powder with various supplements & herbs.

How Hyssop Interacts With Drugs?

None known.

How Hyssop Interacts With Foods?

None known.

How Hyssop Interacts With Lab Tests?

There is no known interaction between hyssops and a number of lab tests.

How Hyssop Interacts With Diseases and Conditions?

Seizure Disorders - Hyssop oil worsens seizure disorders.

What Should Be the Dose/Administration of Hyssop?

ORAL Typical dosage of hyssop is two capsules of 445 mg thrice in whole day. Individuals also take 10 to 15 drops of the extract of hyssop (up to 14% by volume) in water 2-3 times every day. Some people also gargle or consume hyssop in tea form thrice every day. Such tea is made by steeping 1 to 2 teaspoons of the dried hyssop flower tops in 150 mL boiling water for continuously up to 15 minutes and then straining. TOPICAL There is no topical dosage of Hyssop.



General Certificate of Analysis (COA)

Specification sheet links below are a standard copy of the COA less the batch or lot number and manufactures dates. Specification sheet can be dated and should only be considered as a general information. Please contact and request an up to date COA if needed for specific updated information before placing order by filling out the contact form with product name and SKU number. If ordering quantities of twenty five kilos or more contact for availability.

Specification Sheets

Hyssop Powder Extract 4:1


These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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