How does Hyssop work?

The chemicals in hyssop may affect the heart and may increase secretions in the lungs.

Are there safety concerns?

Hyssop is considered safe for most people. Do not use the oil product.

The potential side effects of hyssop are not known, but the hyssop oil has caused seizures in some people.

Do not use hyssop if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • You have seizures.

Dosing considerations for Hyssop.

The appropriate dose of hyssop depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for hyssop. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.

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