Anise Hyssop - Agastache foeniculum
Anise Hyssop has been used to treat colds, flu, and respiratory issues. Infused in tea, anise hyssop can be used to relieve congestion, acting as an expectorant (clearing mucus from lungs and airways). It can be combined with licorice to treat lung conditions such as respiratory infections and bronchitis. As a diaphoretic, a hot tea can induce perspiration and is therefore useful in treating fevers. Anise hyssop has also been used for cold sores and for herpes simplex due to its antiviral actions.
Anise Hyssop is used as a digestive aid. It's a aromatic digestant which can prevent gas and bloating. Sip some tea with your meals. Anise Hyssop is also used to relieve pain and treat burns and wounds. Due to it's anti-microbial properties it has historically been used in salves and poultices. Indigenous uses also included using Anise Hyssop to treat depression.
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