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Related entry: Hyssopus under diaphoretics

The flowering summits and leaves of Hyssop are gently excitant and diaphoretic. It is mostly used as a warm, stimulating diaphoretic in colds, coughs, catarrhal affections, and simple forms of disease where sweating is desirable. For this purpose the infusion may be drank freely.

The American Eclectic Materia Medica and Therapeutics, 1898, was written by John M. Scudder, M.D.