Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis) – Read all about Hyssop in this section. Find and try some popular recipes too. I will be very happy and look forward to receiving your comments on these.
What is Hyssopus officinalis? Hyssop is the botanical name for Hyssop. Hyssopus officinalis or hyssop is a shrub in the Lamiaceae or mint family native to Southern Europe, the Middle East, and the region surrounding the Caspian Sea. Due to its purported properties as an antiseptic, cough reliever, and expectorant, it has been used in traditional herbal medicine. It is grown for its aromatic leaves and flowers. The plant has a sweet scent and a warm bitter taste and has long been used as a flavouring for foods and beverages and as a folk medicine. Since the eighth century B.C., people have touted the many benefits of hyssop, a medicinal herb that works wonders in both your kitchen and your medicine cabinet.
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