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  • Iceland moss is used for treating mouth and throat irritation, loss of appetite, common cold, dry cough, bronchitis, indigestions, fevers, lung disease, kidney and bladder issues, and infection.
  • Iceland moss is also used as an emergency food source in Iceland and as a flavoring in alcoholic beverages.


  • Iceland moss is said to have a soothing actions. Iceland moss is also said to reduce the growth of bacteria.


  • Iceland moss is UNSAFE when consumed in large amounts as it might be contaminated with lead.
  • Iceland moss is UNSAFE for pregnant and breast-feeding women.
  • Iceland moss might irritate the digestive tract lining. Avoid use if you have stomach or intestinal ulcers.


  • Taking Iceland moss may decrease the effectiveness of other medications being used simultaneously.

Other Names

Centraria, Cetraria islandica, Eryngo-leaved Liverwort, Iceland Lichen, Lichen d’Islande, Lichen Islandicus, Liquen de Islandia, Mousse d’Islande, Musgo de Islandia.



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