Hyssop

Scientific Name: 
Hyssopus officinalis
Family Name: 
Lamiaceae
Place of Origin: 
Middle East & Southern Europe
Plant Description: 
Small and bushy herbaceous plant with fragrant blue flowers known as a bee attractant. Relatively resistant to drought.
Plant Height: 
50cm
Plant Width: 
30cm
Plant Use: 
Beverage
Medicinal
Oil
Bee Fodder
Of Interest: 
Used for a raft of ailments due to its expectorant, cough suppressing and soothing qualities. Also can be used in toothpaste preparation and as a poultice for bruises.
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Plant Type: 
Herb
Climate: 
Temperate
Cool Temperate
Warm Temperate

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