Iceland Moss

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What other names is Iceland Moss known by?

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

What is Iceland Moss?

Iceland moss is an algae and a fungus growing together. The entire plant is used to make medicine.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Dry cough, loss of appetite, common cold, bronchitis, indigestion, fevers, lung disease, kidney and bladder complaints, wound healing, irritation or swelling (inflammation) of mucous membranes in the mouth or throat, and other conditions.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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