Hyssopus officinalis or hyssop is a herbaceous plant of the genus Hyssopus native to Southern Europe, the Middle East, and the region surrounding the Caspian Sea. Due to its properties as an antiseptic, cough reliever, and expectorant, it is commonly used as a medicinal plant.

Hyssop is a brightly coloured shrub or subshrub that ranges from 30 to 60 cm (12 to 24 in) in height. The stem is woody at the base, from which grow a number of straight branches. Its leaves are lanceolate, dark green in colour, and from 2 to 2.5 cm (0.79 to 0.98 in) long.[3]
During the summer, the plant produces bunches of pink, blue, or, more rarely, white fragrant flowers. These give rise to small oblong achenes.
The species as a whole is resistant to drought, and tolerant of chalky, sandy soils. It thrives in full sun and warm climates.
Under optimal weather conditions, herb hyssop is harvested twice yearly, once at the end of spring and once more at the beginning of the fall. The plants are preferably harvested when flowering in order to collect the flowering tips.
Once the stalks are cut, they are collected and dried either stacked on pallets to allow for draining or hung to dry. The actual drying process takes place in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area, where the materials are mixed several times to ensure even drying. Drying herbs are kept from exposure to the sun to prevent discoloration and oxidation. The drying process takes approximately six days in its entirety. Once dried, the leaves are removed and both components, leaves and flowers, are chopped finely. The final dried product weighs a third of the initial fresh weight and can be stored for up to 18 months.
The fresh herb is commonly used in cooking. Essence of hyssop can be obtained by steaming, and is used in cooking to a lesser extent.
The plant is commonly used by beekeepers to produce a rich and aromatic honey.
Herb hyssop leaves are used as an aromatic condiment. The leaves have a lightly bitter taste due to its tannins, and an intense minty aroma. Due to its intensity, it is used moderately in cooking. The herb is also used to flavor liqueur, and is part of the official formulation of Chartreuse.
In herbal medicine hyssop is believed to have soothing, expectorant, and cough suppressant properties.[14][unreliable medical source?] Hyssop can stimulate the gastrointestinal system.[15]
(from Wikipedia on 27.8.17)

Hyssopus officinalis L., Sp. Pl. 1: 569. 1753.
Perennial herb to subshrub with several stem arising from woody rootstock, up to 80 cm tall, branches 4-angled; leaves linear to lanceolate, up to 4 cm long with slightly involute or revolute margin, upper leaves gradually reduced; flower clusters 3-7-flowered, forming spike-like inflorescence; flowers short-pedicelled, bluish to purple, nearly 1 cm long, upper lip 2-lobed, lowers 3-lobed, stamens distinctly protruding.
Popularly known as hyssop, it is often grown by beekeepers to get good quality hones. leaves are also used as condiment, and essential oil used for flavoring liqueurs.
Photographed from Botanical garden below Chesma shahi in Kashmir.


 
Rosmarinus officinalis, the Rosemary plant, photographed from Kashmir

This plant is actually Hyssopus officinalis.

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The actual Rosmarinus officinalis is 
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Hyssopus officinalis L., Sp. Pl. 1: 569. 1753.
Perennial herb to subshrub with several stem arising from woody rootstock, up to 80 cm tall, branches 4-angled; leaves linear to lanceolate, up to 4 cm long with slightly involute or revolute margin, upper leaves gradually reduced; flower clusters 3-7-flowered, forming spike-like inflorescence; flowers short-pedicelled, bluish to purple, nearly 1 cm long, upper lip 2-lobed, lowers 3-lobed, stamens distinctly protruding.
Popularly known as hyssop, it is often grown by beekeepers to get good quality hones. leaves are also used as condiment, and essential oil used for flavoring liqueurs.
Photographed from Botanical garden below Chesma shahi in Kashmir.


love it. The h. offcinalis leaves are always in this whorl and skinny compared to the var. grown for various other scents and bees


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