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Hyssop Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Botanical Name
Hyssopus Officinalis
Hindi Name
Jufa, Zufah Yabis
Chinese Name
Ngau Sat Chou, Shen Xiang Cao

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Hyssop Cures

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Action of Hyssop

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Nutrients in Hyssop

Taste of

Nature of


Parts Used

Flowers, Leaves, Shoots

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Hyssop

Avoid use during Pregnancy, High Blood Pressure, Epilepsy.
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Hyssop is a flowering bush.
It is semi- evergreen perennial.
It grows in a tropical climate.
It grows up to 60 Cm.
Best used for Cough.
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Materia Medica for Hyssop

Hyssop General

Hyssop is Jufa in hindi. It belongs to the genus Hyssopus. It is a popular aromatic herb. It essence is used for cooking purposes.
It raises the immunity and helps in stimulating fever to counter Viral Infections.
It arrests the condition of Haemorrhage.
Its extract is used for Skin massage which stimulates proper Blood flow. Thus, it counters Skin Problems like Blemishes, Bruises, Burns, Itchy Skin and Wounds.
It helps in countering Brain conditions like Stress, Fatigue, Anxiety and Nausea.
It is a beneficial remedy for curing Conjunctivitis. It treats Insomnia.
It alleviates the risk of Teeth Loosening.
It alleviates the problems associated to Throat like Laryngitis, Pharyngitis and Sore Throat.
Hyssop is a good herbal remedy for the Respiratory ailments like Cough, Asthma and Common Cold. It counters Herpes Simplex Virus and treats Cold Sores.
It stimulates the secretion of gastric juice and eases Digestion. It relieves Stomachache and Flatulence.
It helps in eliminating Parasites and Intestinal Worms.
Its laxative properties help in treating Colic.
Hyssop is effective in maintaining the Blood Sugar Level thus, it cures Diabetes.
It is an Antidote to Insect Bites.
It is an advantageous herb for women. Hyssop is an emenogauge in nature thus, it alleviates the problem of Scanty Menses, Excessive Menstrual Bleeding and Menstrual Cramps.

Caution : It is not recommendable for Pregnant Women.

Keywords : Infections, Skin Problems, Brain Disorders, Oral Problems, Respiratory Condition, Eye Problems, Stomach Problems, Intestinal Worms, Insect Bite, Menopause, Diabetes.
Single Herb

Hyssop for Acid Reflux

Add 3-5 grams of dried herb in water. Prepare a tea. Drink once a day.
OR : Have liquid extract. ( 10-20 drops daily).

Hyssop for Ascaris

Make infusion of the leaves of Hyssop . Have twice a day .

Hyssop for Indigestion

Prepare a decoction of the leaves of Hyssop. Take with Honey twice a day .

Hyssop for Skin Diseases

Make a fine paste of the roots and the bark of Hyssop. Apply over the affected area.

Hyssop for Head Lice

Mix Tea Tree Oil and Olive Oil in 1:10 ratio. Apply it on your Scalp and Hair. Wash after 3 hours.

Hyssop for Body Lice

Make a decoction of dried Hyssop. Use it while taking bath.
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Herbal Treatment For Cough 27

Prepare a decoction of Hyssop, White Horehound and Coltsfoot . Use twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Emphysema 3

Add Basil, Hyssop and Thyme oil in One jug of boiled water. Take steam bath.

Herbal Treatment For Dyspnea 1

Take few leaves of Lemon Balm. Add Hyssop and Pennyroyal in equal quantity. Prepare a decoction. Have one cup once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Chest Congestion 4

Take a bowl of boiling water.
Add 4-5 drops of each-
Aniseed Oil ( Choti Saunf ), Eucalyptus Oil ( Safeda ), Fennel Oil ( Saunf ), Cardamom Oil ( Choti Ilaichi ), Peppermint Oil( Vilayati Pudina ), Angelica Oil ( Choraka Bheda ), Juniper Oil ( Aaraar ) and Hyssop Oil ( Jufa ).
Inhale the aromatic smell.
OR : Make a blend of all these oil with any massage oil and rub on the chest.
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Narendra Kumar ( India )
17 Dec 2017
Dear sir
Regards at first
I have read in ancient book jot sambhli ke phool and origin of these is pulwama Kashmir.but I unable to find it on Google also so kindly give the information regarding it e.i availability ,another name etc.
Thanking you
Racheal ( Florida )
31 Jul 2018
Is hyssop the same thing as blue vervain.
03 Apr 2019
Hyssop is the biblical HYSSOP OFFICIANALIS. In the recent past, people have being calling OREGANO as Hyssop. Although good in its own right, Oregano is not the biblical Hyssop.
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