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Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis)



Expectorant, increases blood pressure, antiperspirant, antibiotic, stimulating, stool-promoting, antioxidant

Areas of application:

strengthens nerves, asthma, bronchitis, relieves melancholy, melancholy, sadness, menstrual pain, night sweats, throat and chest problems, swollen tonsils, hoarseness, rheumatism, gallbladder and kidney problems, low blood pressure is regulated, itchy scalp, depression, feelings of guilt, infections

Plant parts used:

flowering herb

Collection time:

before and during flowering in June to August

To find:

garden plant


Tannins, bitter substances, dye, hyssopine, gum, resin, sugar, essential oil, sitosterol, ursolic acid


☕ Tea: The tea is prepared from 2 teaspoons of cut, dried or fresh herb, which is mixed with 1/4 liter of cold water and allowed to steep briefly after boiling.

Researchers have discovered that the mold from which penicillin is derived grows on the leaves of hyssop.

In the kitchen, the mint-like leaves, with their tart taste, refine soups, meat dishes, chicken, salads or in apricot and peach cakes. Hyssop powder as a spice goes well with almost all vegetable and meat dishes. You make the powder yourself from the dried plant parts, but it is also on the market as a classic Hildegard spice.

Hildegard von Bingen: Hyssop is useful for all dishes, but cooked or powdered it is more useful than raw. If the liver is sick due to the sadness of a man, he should cook young chickens with hyssop and he should eat often, both the hyssop and the young chickens.

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