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  • n  a European mint with aromatic and pungent leaves used in perfumery and as a seasoning in cookery; often cultivated as a remedy for bruises; yields hyssop oil
  • n  bitter leaves used sparingly in salads; dried flowers used in soups and tisanes

  • Historically, the chief ingredients licorice, Malabar nut, hyssop, tea, peppermint, fennel and eucalyptus had to be boiled for hours, but manufacturers Qarshi Industries .
  • The "hyssop that groweth out of the wall" might be any one of many wall-growing plants.
  • For salads, shopping lists may include some attractive exotic entries: lovage, hyssop, yarrow, vetch, pansies, nasturtiums, fava bean blossoms and shepherd's purse.
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  • On Gardening: Blue Fortune anise hyssop simply stunning in the garden
    Blue Fortune Agastache, or anise hyssop, is causing quite a stir in our garden. We have dozens — some partnered with TigerEye Gold rudbeckia, others with the scarlet milkweed — but believe me when I say 3- to 4-foot-tall incredible spikes of blue bottle brush-like flowers are indeed stealing the show.
    June 16, 2013 - The Pantagraph

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