Botanical Name : Hyssopus Officinalis
Common Name : Azob, Hisopo
CAS # : 8006-83-5, F.E.M.A. : 2591
Plant Parts Used : Flowers & twigs
Extraction Method : Steam Distillation
Color & Odor : Clear yellow liquid @22C with Characteristic odor
Found in Mediterranean area, Hyssop plant from which Hyssop oil is extracted has a woody, hairy stem, small lance-shaped green leaves & purple-blue flowers.
Constituents & Specifications :
Pinocamphone (39.8%), iso-pinocamphone (28.6%), mertenyl ether ether (3.9%), beta-pinene (8.4%), alpha-pinene (0.9%), sabinene (1.8%), alph-terpineol (1.1%) and 1,8-cineol (0.6%)
Specific Gravity : 0.93300 - 0.94500 @ 72°F
Refractive Index : 1.48100 - 1.48900 @ 72°F
Anti-rheumatic, antispasmodic, antiseptic, carminative, digestive, cicatrizant, diuretic, expectorant, emmenagogue, nervine, sedative, tonic, stimulant and as a vulnerary agent.
Benefits & Uses :
Used in aromatherapy for various purpose.
Provides relief against bronchial spasms & thus helpful for asthma attacks.
It is easing sore throats caused by sinus issues.