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Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis)Hyssop oil comes from the leaves and flowers of the Hyssopus officinalis plant. It has a warm, sweet scent and is a middle note scent.


== Properties ==


=== Circulatory ===
Reduces water retention. Raises blood pressure.


=== Digestive ===
Relieves indigestion and flatulence.


=== Emotional ===
Soothes anxiety and fatigue.


=== Gynecological ===
Helps to regulate the menstrual cycle.


=== Respiratory ===
Alleviates asthma, bronchitis, coughs and symptoms of a cold.


== Caution ==
Don't use hyssop oil during pregnancy.
Don't use hyssop oil if you have epilepsy.
Don't use hyssop oil if you have hypertension (high blood pressure).