Hyssop | Latin name: Hyssopus Officinalis | Aromatic waters by distillation of Flowering tops | Plant family: Lamiaceae
An attractive perennial shrub almost evergreen and grows up to 60cm high, with a woody stem and lance-shaped leaves with lovely purple flowers. Native to the Mediterranean Region and temperature Hyssop now grows wild throughout America, Russia and Europe. It is mainly cultivated in Hungary and France.
Hydrolats, aromatic waters produced by steam distillation of botanical materials during the production of essential oils. Hydrolats are gentle and effective, containing only the most water-soluble chemicals from the plant material, also microscopic drops of the essential oils.