Last Updated on March 8, 2017 by Jenny Pena
Hyssop Essential Oil
Hyssop has a slightly sweet scent and was considered a sacred oil in ancient Egypt, Israel, and Greece. Its fragrant scent stimulates creativity and meditation. (YoungLiving)
We first learned about Hyssop from the scriptures and then about the benefits of its essential oil from the book Healing Oils of the Bible by Dr. David Stewart.
Because of its benefits and influence on our family, we wish to share it with you!
Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis)
Strong’s #231 – אֵזוֹב
The Hebrew people called this herb azob, meaning “holy herb.”
Hyssop was used in ancient times as a cleansing herb for temples and other sacred places… The Romans used hyssop to bring protection from the plague and prepared an herbal wine containing hyssop. In ancient Greece, the physicians Galen and Hippocrates valued hyssop … In the early seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, hyssop tea and tincture were used…
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An ancient oil indeed!
One of the most enduring records of essential oil use during the Roman Empire is the New Testament. Israelites used essential oils such as frankincense, cedarwood, hyssop, fir, and spikenard to heal wounds and elevate spiritual communion.
How to Use
Directions: Topical: Dilute 1 drop with 1 drop of V-6™ or olive oil. Then apply to desired area as needed.
Aromatic: Diffuse up to 10 minutes three times daily.
Caution: Keep out of reach of children. If pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult a healthcare practioner prior to use. Not for use on children
Storage: Keep in a cool dark place.
Ingredients: Young Living Therapeutic Grade™ hyssop essential oil (Hyssop officinalis)
Only therapeutic grade essential oils should be used for best results. Because it is approved as a Food Additive (FA) by the FDA, Hyssop Oil is readily available on the market in many different qualities, so please know your source.
There are many Hyssop uses because it is Generally Regarded as Safe (GRAS). Although it may be used as a dietary supplement, it is advised not to use it in this manner for children under 6 years of age. Not generally for use on children
People with epilepsy should not use Hyssop. Women who are pregnant or those with high blood pressure should avoid using this oil.
If pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult a healthcare professional prior to use.
May this essential oil be a blessing to you!