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Hyssop Herb Cut Dried - Herbal Collection - 75 g

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Description

 

Hyssop Herb Cut Dried (Hyssopus officinalis) - 75 g

Hyssop Herb tea is used for intestinal and digestive problems. It can also help with respiratory problems like coughs, asthma or sore throat.

INFORMATION

Traditional Uses of Hyssop

 

  • Expectorant: Hyssop has been traditionally used as an expectorant, meaning it may help loosen and expel mucus from the respiratory system. This could offer some relief for coughs associated with colds.
  • Digestive Aid: Some traditional uses include hyssop for mild digestive issues like gas and bloating.
  • Other: Historically, hyssop has been employed for a wide range of other conditions, but there's a lack of scientific evidence to support these uses.

 

Potential Benefits

 

Limited research suggests hyssop may have:

 

  • Antiviral Properties: Some preliminary studies hint at possible antiviral activity, but more research is needed.
  • Antioxidant Activity: Hyssop contains antioxidants that might have general health benefits.

 

Important Considerations & Posology

 

  • No Established Dosage: There isn't enough scientific data to establish a safe and effective dosage for hyssop tisane.
  • Pregnancy and Lactation: Hyssop should be avoided during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
  • Interactions: Hyssop could potentially interact with certain medications.

 

Safer Alternatives

 

If you're looking for an expectorant or a tea to support respiratory health, there are safer and better-researched options available, such as:

  • Thyme
  • Marshmallow root
  • Slippery elm bark
  • Licorice root (use with caution, especially if you have blood pressure issues)

 

Consultation is Key

 

It's crucial to consult with a doctor or qualified herbalist before using hyssop, especially if you have any existing health conditions or are taking medications.

Let me know if you'd like some information on the safer alternative herbs mentioned above!

CAUTION

Toxicity Concerns: The essential oil of hyssop contains a compound called pinocamphone, which can be toxic in high amounts and might trigger seizures. Due to this, hyssop tea is generally not recommended for regular or prolonged use.

 

For More Information please check our General Safety Herbal products Page

 

Store in a cool, dry place, away from light. Keep tightly closed, away from the reach of Children and pets.

Do not exceed the daily dose.

 

This product is not intended to prevent or cure any form of illness or disease.
 

If you are pregnant or nursing ; If you have a medical condition or are in the course of medical treatment ; If you are programmed for theater/operation in the near future, please consult your healthcare practitioner before using this product.

 

This product cannot replace a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle.

 

This product has not been evaluated by the SAHPRA for its quality, safety or intended use.