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Cetraria islandica / Icelandic Moss Tincture

Tincture made by a process of hydro-ethanolic percolation, with a ratio of 1 part Icelandic Moss to 4 parts liquid. Liquid comprises of 55% water and 45% sugar beet derived ethanol.
Cetraria islandica / Icelandic Moss Tincture is available for purchase in increments of 0.5 litres (l)

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Description

Tincture made by a process of hydro-ethanolic percolation, with a ratio of 1 part Icelandic Moss to 4 parts liquid. Liquid comprises of 55% water and 45% sugar beet derived ethanol. 

Iceland moss (Cetraria islandica) is a lichen whose erect or upright, leaflike habit gives it the appearance of a moss, where its name likely comes from. It is often of a pale chestnut color, but varies considerably, being sometimes almost entirely greyish-white; and grows to a height of from 3 to 4 inches.

It grows abundantly in the mountainous regions of northern countries, and it is specially characteristic of the lava slopes and plains of the west and north of Iceland. It is found on the mountains of north Wales, northern England, Scotland and south-west Ireland. In North America its range extends through Arctic regions, from Alaska to Newfoundland, and south in the Rocky Mountains to Colorado, and to the Appalachian Mountains of New England.

 

Medicinal Action and Uses

Bitter tonic - Iceland moss has both a demulcent and a bitter tonic effect within the gut. It may stimulate the appetite and promote gastric secretion.

Demulcent - used especially to soothe the mucous membranes of the chest, to counter catarrh and calm dry and paroxysmal coughs.

Mucilage - its soothing action is useful for conditions such as gastritis, gastric ulcer, hiatus hernia, and reflux esophagitis.

Stomachic - Iceland moss has been traditionally used in cases that require nutritious and easily digested nourishment that will not upset the stomach. Ordinary doses improve the appetite, digestion and general nutrition and is therefore thought to be a natural treatment for conditions such as malnourishment, debility, and anorexia.

 

Packaging

Product is supplied in amber PET bottles with tamper evident screw tops.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Common Name Icelandic Moss Tincture
Weight 1.188000
Country of Manufacture United Kingdom

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