Our certified organic Greenland Moss Essential Oil is a fresh forest scented essence that is a powerfully cleansing and healing. Sometimes referred to as Labrador Tea or Ledum, Greenland Moss has been used as a cure-all by Native Americans in folk medicine for generations. The sweet leaves of Greenland Moss have traditionally been used in teas for their pleasant flavor and health benefits. We are so happy to have found this time honored herb in a very high quality and medicinal aroma therapeutic distillation! Often recommended after acute illness as Greenland Moss can give the immune system a boost.
Greenland Moss Essential Oil is very soothing and can be utilized directly in a diffuser or personal inhaler to experience its beneficial effects. The essential oil is rich in monoterpenes, a class of terpenes with antioxidant and antimicrobial properties. They are beneficial for the respiratory system and work to sanitize the air in addition to elevating the mood and increased energy levels. The most bountiful monoterpene in our Greenland Moss oil is Sabinene, a free radical scavenger antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial.
A detoxifying herb, Greenland Moss Essential Oil may be used topically to alleviate symptoms of fatigue and irritability by improving energy and mood. Dilute properly into one of our pure plant carrier oils. With sesquiterpenoids that are known to have a calming effect on the mind, aromatherapists are finding Greenland Moss to be effective against insomnia and addictive tendencies. For such a therapeutic and beautifully scented oil, it's surprising that this useful rarity is still so uncommon.
- Botanical Latin Name: Ledum groenlandicum
- Country of Origin: Canada
- Plant Parts: Leaves
- Cultivation Method: Certified Organic
- Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
- Blends Well With: Frankincense, Lavender, Peppermint, Spikenard, Chamomile, Sandalwood