Last update: June 18, 2014

Hyssopus Officinalis

High Risk for breastfeeding


Poorly safe. Evaluate carefully.
Use safer alternative or interrupt breastfeeding several T½.
Read the Comment.

Floral summit of shrub is used. It contains essential oil (camphone and beta-pinene).
Indication after Commission E of German Ministry of Health: none, since no beneficial effect has been shown.
It may be a cause of dermatitis and bronchial spasm. Oil is toxic to CNS: cases of severe intoxication on children and adults have been reported. Consider not to use it at all.

Alternatives

We do not have alternatives for Hyssopus Officinalis.

Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
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Other names

Hyssopus Officinalis is also known as Hyssop.


Group

Hyssopus Officinalis belongs to this group or family:

Tradenames

Main tradenames from several countries containing Hyssopus Officinalis in its composition:

  • Adelgazar™. Contains other elements than Hyssopus Officinalis in its composition
  • Agua del Carmen™. Contains other elements than Hyssopus Officinalis in its composition

References

  1. Burkhard PR, Burkhardt K, Haenggeli CA, Landis T. Plant-induced seizures: reappearance of an old problem. J Neurol. 1999 Abstract
  2. Millet Y, Jouglard J, Steinmetz MD, Tognetti P, Joanny P, Arditti J. Toxicity of some essential plant oils. Clinical and experimental study. Clin Toxicol. 1981 Abstract

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