Scientific Name: Agastache foeniculum
Common Name: Anise Hyssop
Other Common Names:
Anise Hyssop, Blue Giant
Hyssop, Blue Giant-hyssop, Lavender Hyssop, Licorice Mint, Wonder Honey Plant
Plant Type: Perennial
Where To Plant: Full Sun to Partly Shady
Soil Types: Average
Zones (See US Zone map): 6-9
Number of Seeds Per Pack: 50
Notes: Lavender-Blue flowers bloom freely. Leaves make a delicious tea. Edible flowers.
AGASTACHE FOENICULUM. King David, of the Old Testament, extolled the benefits of this herb when said he said, ""Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean; wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow"" (Psalms 51:7). This herb in fact is a cleansing herb and is used similarly to sage. It helps to relieve cough, mucus buildup, and can help regulate blood pressure. Promotes sweating for the breaking of fevers. Improves digestion, and the highly potent anti-oxidants boost the immune system in the prevention of infection. Also apply the crushed leaves to bruises or wounds to aid in healing.
Medicinal uses of Agastache foeniculum
Any statement made concerning medical
conditions treated with this herb is not intended as sound medical advice. The
seeds are NOT to be ingested only planted. Herbs need to taken only with
the guidance of a trained physician or established herblist.