anise-hyssop (Agastache foeniculum)

wild anise hyssop (Agastache foeniculum) leaves flowers meadow healthy natural medicinal herbs

« Anise hyssop was used medicinally by Native American First Nations for centuries »

Common name(s): anise-hyssop, blue hyssop, gian hyssop


Family: Lamiaceae


Origin: North America, Europe, Asia


Parts used: aerial


Constituents: antioxidants, tannins, flavonoids (pinene, camphene, myrcene, limonene, ocimene, linalool, isomenthone, pulegone, cadinene, spathulenol, cadinol), minerals (calcium, sodium, phosphporus, iron, copper), agastinol, agastenol


Therapeutic actions: antioxidant, antimicrobial, antiviral, anti-mutagenic, cardioprotective, anti-inflammatory, diaphoretic


Organs or systems affected: respiratory system, cardiovascular system, gastrointestinal system


Main medicinal uses:

  • helps ease colds
  • reduces fever
  • promotes sweating
  • treats gastrointestinal upsets
  • fights diarrhea  

Counterindications: Generally regarded as safe when consumed in normal daily amounts. Avoid use during pregnancy.


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