Food for Thought Week 6: Anise Hyssop


This week, we take a little sidetrack from our regular garden to take a look at anise hyssop.

For starters, anise hyssop is a perennial and doesn't require a lot of care (we always appreciate the low maintenance plants!).

It is also a great attractor to pollinating insects like bees and hoverflies.  This helps the health of your garden through better fruit yields and less pests.

In terms of health benefits, anise hyssop has been used for a variety of conditions but one of the best known is as a tea to help break up mucus and open up the respiratory system.

As always, have a great week and enjoy!

-Your friends at EHN