Greenland Moss Essential Oil
Greenland Moss is a low shrub with evergreen leaves with tiny, white clustered flowers native to Canada and northeastern and northwestern United States.
- Botanical Family: Ericaceae
- Other Common Names: Ledum, Labrador Tea, Rhododendron groenlandicum
- Part of Plant Used: Flowers, Leaves
- Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
- Variations: None
- Chemistry: Greenland Moss is comprised of esters (bornyl acetate) and monoterpenes and sesquiterpenes (limonene, sabinene, beta-selinene)
- Circulatory: promotes healthy circulation and can support hypertension
- Digestive: relieves nausea and vomiting from chemotherapy
- Lymphatic: supports healthy thyroid activity
- Nervous System: helps to relieve insomnia, stress, anxiety, hyperactivity, and headaches, while increasing focus and concentration
- Respiratory: mucolytic used for congestion
- Skin: supports healthy skin and can reduce the look of wrinkles
- Energetics: supports mind-body-spirit healing, wisdom, insight, and higher levels of consciousness
- Spiritual: supports the chakra system focusing on balancing and grounding the psyche, relationships, communication, and creativity
- Scent Profile: Mid note that has an earthy, herbaceous, medicinal, and Woody aroma
- Longevity: The aroma of Greenland Moss can last up to 100-200 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Mossy and Marine
- Blends well with: Balsam Fir, Black Spruce, Blue Spruce, Cedarwood, Clove, Frankincense, Juniper Berry, Labdanum, Lemon, Maritime Pine, Oakmoss, Peppermint, Roman Chamomile, Rosemary ct verbenone, Sandalwood, Scots Pine, Silver Fir, Spikenard, and Vetiver
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Products Using Greenland Moss Essential Oil
- “Flavor, Fragrance, Food and Cosmetics Ingredients Information.” The Good Scents Company, The Good Scents Company (TGSC), 2019, www.thegoodscentscompany.com/.
- Shutes, Jade and New York Institute of Aromatic Studies. "Foundations of Aromatherapy" and "Aromatic Scholars" Aromatherapy Certification Programs and Course Materials. 2017-2019.
- Tisserand, Robert, et al. Essential Oil Safety: a Guide for Health Care Professionals. 2nd ed., Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2014.