Labrador Tea Essential Oil
Botanical binomial: Ledum groenlandicum
Other names: The Greenland ledum
Country of Origin: Canada
Part of plant used in production: Leaves
Methods of production: Steam distillation
|Characteristics:||Thin pale yellow liquid with a sweet herbaceous, refreshing slightly spicy odour with a slight woody note.|
Labrador tea essential oil is especially sought after for its anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, antiseptic and decongestant properties.
|Constituents:||Sabinene, Y-Terpinene, a-pinene, B-pinene|
|Uses:||Wellness lotions and creams, essential oil blends, perfumes.
|Blends well with||Grapefruit Pink, lemon, Orange, lavender, geranium, palmarosa.|
|Interesting Facts:||Labrador tea tisane helps regenerate liver cells and acts as a hepatic drainer. This herbal tea is also very effective to treat stress and insomnia. In addition, studies are underway to analyze its potential to treat certain tumors (through essential oils).|
|Safety:||Non-irritant, non-toxic, non-sensitizing at 10% dilution. Avoid contact with eyes and mouth.|