Hyssop Decumbens Essential Oil


Hyssop Decumbens Essential Oil


100% Pure & Natural Hyssop Decumbens Essential Oil

Botanical Name: hyssop decumbens

Hyssop Decumbens is a special oil. There is no substitute for its properties when you are feeling a bit under the weather or need to lighten the mood.

While other varieties of Hyssop have some toxic properties, Decumbens does not.

Uses of Hyssop Decumbens Essential Oil
  • Feeling like you're coming down with a cold or flu, be sure to include Hyssop Decumbens in your cold/flu bend for use in a diffusor (breathe deeply) or in a oil blend to massage into the chest area.
  • Blend Hyssop with Lavender, Clary Sage and Tangerine when feeling stressed and tense to lighten the mood. Diffuse or mix in unscented carrier oil or lotion.
  • Include in a blend for aged/mature skin to improve the appearance of wrinkles and skin lacking tone.
  • Be sure to use Hyssop Decumbens not Hyssop Officinalis for home use - Officinalis has toxic properties that can be an issue for home remedies.
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History and Background

During the time of the Romans, this herb was used against the plague, as a disinfectant and for treatment of minor infections.

In Chinese medicine, hot/dry energy, metal element, strong tonic of yang energy particularly Lung yang, strengthens lung meridian and defensive Qi, good for cold infections, strengthens spleen-pancreas, stimulates and warms digestion.

Psychologically, good for those easily affected by others’ moods and emotions, sharpens awareness, consolidates energy fields. Considered sacred herb for ritual and cleansing of sacred space.

Physical Description

A colorless to pale yellow color with a liquid consistency.

Aromatic Description

Herbaceous, camphoraceous, warm with a sweet & slightly spicy note.

Biological Makeup and Components

Pinocamphone, isopinocamphone, estragole, borneol, geraniol, limonene, thujone, myrcene, caryophllene. Lower ketone composition than other hyssops.

Extraction Technique

Steam distillation from leaves and flowering tops.

Information for Aromatherapists

Hyssop Decumbens essential oil is a top note. Blends well with Lavender, Rosemary, Myrtle, Bay Leaf, Sage, Clary Sage, Geranium and citrus oils.

Our Hyssop Decumbens essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers or carrier oils.

  • Do not use during pregnancy or breast feeding. Lower ketone level makes it safe for children older than 2 years.
  • Avoid using on epileptics or those with fever.
  • Any person with a history of plant or food allergies should read ingredients before using.
  • For external use only. Do not ingest.
  • If you are pregnant, epileptic, have cancer, have liver issues, or any other serious illness, we strongly suggest you consult a medical professional prior to using essential oils.
  • Always keep essential oils out of reach of children.
  • Keep this oil tightly closed and in room temperature or cooler spot.
Additional Safety Information


All of our essential oils are 100% natural and free of any chemicals, pesticides and synthetic perfumes.

These products are NOT intended to diagnose, cure or prevent any disease. This information is NOT a substitute for professional medical treatment or consultation. Prior to using essential oils, Source Vitál always recommends consulting your medical professional if you are pregnant, epileptic, have cancer, have liver issues, or any other serious illness. Do NOT ingest essential oils internally or apply undiluted oils onto the skin without consultation from an experienced and trained aromatherapist or aromatherapy practitioner. Always consult an aromatherapist before using essential oils for babies and children.

Keep all oils tightly closed and cool. Always keep out of reach of children.

The information provided on this web site is compiled from common knowledge and is intended for your general knowledge only and has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.