Hyssop Decumbens EO

Hyssopus officinalis var. decumbens (synonym of Hyssopus officinalis L.)

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Our Hyssop Decumbens has an aroma that is powerful, fresh, cool woody, lavender- and eucalyptus-like and moderately sharp with a spicy, warm undertone. This particular variety, Hyssopus officinalis var. decumbens, is an aromatherapy specialty oil containing a large percentage of the very mild linalool and

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Selected size SKU:430-016 - Hyssop Decumbens 15 ml (1/2 oz) (w/ orifice reducer)

Sample 1 ml (1/30 oz)
$3.00
5 ml (1/6 oz)
$12.25
15 ml (1/2 oz)
$24.50
30 ml (1 oz)
$42.00
59.14 ml (2 oz)
$72.50
118.29 ml (4 oz)
$129.75
236.58 ml (8 oz)
$236.75
473.17 ml (16 oz)
$418.25
$3.00
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Our Hyssop Decumbens has an aroma that is powerful, fresh, cool woody, lavender- and eucalyptus-like and moderately sharp with a spicy, warm undertone. This particular variety, Hyssopus officinalis var. decumbens, is an aromatherapy specialty oil containing a large percentage of the very mild linalool and linalool oxides. It is important to note that the more readily available common Hyssop (Hyssop officinalis L.) essential oil may contain up to 80% of the ketone pinocamphone.[1, 2] This ketone is problematic for its reported toxicity (among other safety issues)[3], therefore Hyssop Decumbens provides a safer and more versatile option.

Hyssop is a perennial herbaceous plant of the Labiatae family native to Southern Europe, the Middle East, and the region surrounding the Caspian Sea. Along with her sister plants – Lavender, Rosemary, Savory and Thyme – Hyssop thrives on the poor, rocky soil and full sun so plentiful in this region.

Hyssop is known for its many traditional uses going back at least 2000 years; Dioscorides, Galen and Hippocrates all praised its cleansing and clarifying effects.[6] The comforting and clarifying aroma of Hyssop Decumbens is suitable for use in the bath, diffusers, massage blends, cleansers, chest rubs and skincare preparations. In natural perfumery, it lends rich body and a warm, spicy, herbaceous note with personality.[7]

1 Tisserand, Robert and Rodney Young. Essential Oil Safety, 2nd ed., 2014, p. 308.

2 Rhind, Jennifer Peace. Essential Oils  A Handbook for Aromatherapy Practice, 2nd ed., 2012, p. 161.

3 Tisserand, Robert and Rodney Young. Essential Oil Safety, 2nd ed., 2014, p. 308.

4 Arctander, Steffen. Perfume and Flavor Materials of Natural Origin, 1960, pp. 303-4.

5 Tisserand, Robert and Rodney Young. Essential Oil Safety, 2nd ed., 2014, p. 307.

6 Fischer-Rizzi, Susanne. Complete Aromatherapy Handbook  Essential Oils for Radiant Health, 1990, p. 98.

7 Battaglia, Salvatore. The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy, 3rd ed., 2018, p. 343.

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unique

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a really unique herbaceous/lavender scent that is AMAZING!

Review by blake 3/1/2024

hyssop off var decumbens

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This is the one I need to help someone with COPD! it is important to have the var decumbens and not hyssop off, because that one is toxic. I learned this from Dr. Geert Verhelst.

Review by goudsbloempje 12/15/2015

Your Hyssop Decumbens is Just what I needed!! <3

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This is the one I have been looking for. It's difficult to find a really high quality Hyssop Decumbens. I'm hoping that this is the one that is going to help with healing my skin and I'm sure I could go on and on. But the Decumbens from EB is what I have been looking for, and what I will mix into my treatments for MY personal skin problems. Maybe into others as well. But right now, it's all mine! Thank You for the wonderful oil/oils! DawnBee

Review by DawnBee 5/1/2013

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