Hyssop is used to treat all kinds of lung problems such as asthma, colds and coughs. This herb is very useful in loosening phlegm in the lungs. Apply a hyssop compress directly to the chest to treat a variety of lung complaints.
Hyssop has been used for ages to treat sore throat and is especially useful in treating children and infants. Apply as a compress directly to the throat to soothe and heal soreness. Hyssop can also be made into a tea and gargled to treat sore throat.
To make a tea from hyssop, place one teaspoon of the dried herb in one cup of boiling water. Allow the mixture to steep for twenty minutes and then strain.
Hyssop is good in the treatment of fevers. It causes perspiration to begin and purges the body of toxins and fever. Make a tea of hyssop according to the instructions above and drink one cup every hour until the fever subsides.
Hyssop will regulate the blood and increase circulation, making it an excellent herb to treat high blood pressure. It will lower the blood pressure and soothe the entire body. Make a tea of hyssop magical herb using the directions above and drink two or three cups daily to lower blood pressure.
When the hyssop leaves are applied directly to the skin, hyssop will stop pain and swelling caused by bruises, insect bites and any other skin inflammations. The fresh leaves should be crushed and applied to the affected area.
In the case of large bruises, the leaves may be made into a poultice. Soak the herb for fifteen to twenty minutes in boiling water and place in a cloth. Apply to the affected area. This will remove discoloration caused by bruising and ease pain.
If you use hyssop for rituals and spells, you can use it effectively in Physical & spiritual protection; Purification, and especially healing.
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