Essential Oil of Hyssop, Wild (Spain)|
Aromatherapy Functions in Chinese Medicine
Hot and Stimulating; Strongly Tonifies the Yang, especially of the Lung and the Guardian Qi: low or high blood pressure, poor vitality; cold cramping, rheumatic pain that is aggravated in winter.
Promotes Tissue Repair and Reduces Contusions; Rectifies the Skin; Promotes Sweat; Rids Wind Cold and Reduces Fever; Dispels Pathogens; Traditionally used to prevent the plague in Exodus: wounds, cuts, bruises, contusions; skin rashes, eczema, psoriasis; chills and fever with fatigue, aches and pains and dislike of cold; colds and flu with or without fever, remittent or eruptive fever; ear, nose and throat infections, toothache. One of the strongest antiviral essential oils, Hyssop decumbens is especially valuable for treating herpes and fever blisters.
Opens the Chest and Rids Phlegm: breathlessness, easily susceptible to colds and flu, bronchitis, pharyngitis, sinusitis, cold infections, full cough with thin white phlegm, dry cough, coughing up hard phlegm, chest full and distended, chronic bronchitis, bronchial asthma, spasmodic asthma, Lung tuberculosis; shallow breathing, shortness of breath, poor resistance to colds, auto-immune disorders;
Frees the Spirit; Fortifies the Po/Instinct: poor concentration, mental fatigue; withdrawal from the world, overly sensitive to the environment; weakness, grief, melancholy, depression.
Tonifies the Spleen, Fortifies the Stomach and Spleen: weak and slow appetite, abdominal bloating; indigestion, loss of appetite, abdominal distention and pain.
Disinhibits Damp; Disperses Phlegm and Dissolves Stones: urinary infections, urinary stones.
Promotes Menstruation: delayed, absent or scanty menses with cramps, white leucorrhea.
Rids Parasites: intestinal parasites.