Iceland moss. Lichen. Properties. Medicinal Plants

Lichen (Cetraria islandica)

Iceland moss Properties
- The Iceland moss is a sweetener, antiseptic and antispasmodic. Expectorant and diuretic.
- Used in diseases, colds as flu, colds, laryngitis, pharyngitis, bronchitis.
- It is a general strengthener in the convalescence, emaciation, anorexia, and anemia.
- Has a slight antidiarrheal action. It is diuretic.
- Popularly also been used as galactagogue.
- Externally its use is indicated for abscesses, boils, wounds, burns, skin ulcers, psoriasis.

Contraindications of Iceland moss

- Gastritis, stomach ulcers
- No PLS USE dosage forms containing alcohol to children under two years or people with ethyl.

Side Effects of Iceland moss
None known.

Toxicity: 0 - 1 - 2 - 3
- As with any medicinal plants that can be taken in tincture or fluid extract should always be kept in mind the alcohol content.
- The bitter depsidones abundance makes the Iceland moss is contraindicated when there gastritis or gastroduodenal ulcers.

(0 = none, 1 = something toxic, 2 = toxic, 3 = very toxic)

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