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Hyssop is an aromatic perennial herb, 30-60 cm high, grown at higher elevations (above 1500 mtrs.). The branches are erect or defuse, leaves are sessile, linear-oblong, flowers are bluish purple in auxiliary tufts arranged unilaterally on terminal branches. The leaves and flower tops constitutes the spice.


Indian name for Hyssop:

Hindi : Zufah-yabis Sanskrit : Jufa Urdu : Zufah

Foreign name for Hyssop:

Chinese : Ngau sat chou Dutch : Hyssop French : Hysope German : Eisop Greek : Issopos Italian : Issopo Spanish : Hisopo


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