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Hyssop, Hyssopus officinalis
Parts used: Flowering tops.
Constituents: Volatile oil, Flavonoids, Tannins, Terpenoids.
Actions: Anti-spasmodic, Expectorant, Sedative, Anti-catarrhal, Diaphoretic, Carminative, Anthelmintic.
Indications:
Bronchitis, coughs, common cold, asthma.
Respiratory tract infections.
Anxiety states esp. associated with respiratory problems, Stress induced asthma.
Childhood asthmas, Childhood insomnia.
Dries up secretions, sinus congestion, colds and flu.
Breaks fever induces sweating.
Hypo-/hyper-tension, ↑clear thinking, ↑Qi, nervous exhaustion, depression, grief.
Intestinal parasites.
Herbal extract: 15-30mL per week.
Energetics: Bitter, pungent Heating. Dosha: VK- P+.
Meridians: Lung, spleen, large intestine.
Contraindications: None.