Hyssop

 

Scientific Names:  Hyssopus officinalis

Picture Thanks to:  Henriette Kress.

Copyright 1995-2003 Henriette Kress. http://www.ibiblio.org/herbmed

Medicinal Uses for Asthma:  The flowers are a relaxing expectorant and peripheral vasodilator used for respiratory ills and flu.  (often suggested for children)

 

Caution:  Stick to the recommended doses and short-term use.  In large doses, the essential oil can cause convulsion.