Hyssopus officinalis


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hyssop

Herbal medicine
A perennial herb that contains flavonoids, hyssopin (a glycoside), insolic acid, resin, tannins and volatile oils (including camphene, pinenes, terpinene and others). First used by Hippocrates and Galen, hyssop is administered internally for upper respiratory tract infections, coughs and sore throat, and topically for cuts, bruises and rheumatic pain.

Hyssopus officinalis,

n See hyssop.
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Results of GC-MS analyses of Hyssopus officinalis, Cuminum cyminum,Thymus vulgaris and cones of Cupressus arizonica in tables 3-6 indicates there are many different components in all essential oils.
The essential oil from Hyssopus officinalis differed markedly from distillated, Thymus vulgaris, Cuminum cyminum and cones of Cupressus arizonica.
Particularly, Hyssopus officinalis, Cuminum cyminum, Thymus vulgaris and cones of Cupressus arizonica essential oils possess strong anti-Aspergillus activity inhibiting the growth.