Essential Oil - Hyssop
Botanical name: Hyssop officinalis
Color: Very light amber
Perfumery note: Top/middle
Related Planets/Deities: Jupiter/Moon/Apollo/Protection Deities
Aroma: Sharp, relatively light, airy, hints of Lavender and Camphor
Energetic Properties: Purifying, protecting, sanctifying, engaging.
Aromatherapy Properties: A colorless to pale yellowy-green liquid with a sweet,camphoraceous topnote and warm spicy-herbaceous undertone. It blends well withlavender, rosemary, myrtle, bay, sage, clary sage, geranium, and citrus oils. Hyssophas an ancient reputation and was used to purify sacred places.
Spiritual Uses: Hyssop is routinely used in ceremonial magick, and is an excellent choice for both special and commonplace ritual purification.
Blends well with: Lavender, Camphor and Bergamot for mixes that are spiritual, yet engaging. Hysspo also pairs well with other sharp, woody scents, like Rosemary and Clary Sage, and with citruses such as Sweet Orange.
History: Hyssop has a very long history of use as an agent of purification and protection, both of the self and sacred space. It is mentioned in the Old Testament, and Jews reportedly used it in the purification of the First and Second Temples. It is used in the Roman-Catholic Church to fill the ritual Aspergillus. In the Psalm Miserere, a Psalm of King David, it is written, Thou shalt purge me with Hyssop, and I shall be clean. Sicilians still use Hyssop to ward off the Evil Eye, and it is used by present-day Pagans to cleanse their homes. Hyssop is an ingredient of the famed liqueur Chartreuse, made by Carthusian monks.
This product sold for aromatherapy purposes only
Perfect for use with our Ceramic Oil Burners as well.