Botanical name: Hyssopus officinalis
Plant part: Leaves and flowers
Extraction: Steam distillation
From the Hebrew word "ezob" which means "Holy herb" Hyssopus was well known in ancient times and even used by Hippocrates who is known as the father of modern-day medicine.
Modern science is also beginning to uncover the roots of this ancient healer with its benefis being attributed to its powerful astringent, stimulant, emmenagogue, antirheumatic, antispasmodic properties.
Mentioned twelve times in the Bible, it is known as an herb revered for its cleansing effect and was used historically to treat leprosy and chest ailments, purifying sacred spaces and cleansing during plagues and times of widespread illness.