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Hyssop

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Hyssop

Perennial. Needs sun and a well-drained soil. Use leaves in salads and soups and cooked with dark meats. Goes well with tomatoes and can also be used in fruit pies. Flowers go well in salads. Tea used for catarrh and lung diseases. Plant near cabbages to deter greenfly. Attracts bees

Hyssopus officinalis

Historic:

“Hyssope made with figges, water, honey and rue and drunken, helpeth the old cough.”
Gerard

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