Labrador Tea Essential Oil
Botanical binomial: Ledum groenlandicum
Other names: The Greenlandc, Greenland moss
Country of Origin: Canada
Part of plant used in production: Leaf
Methods of production: Steam Distillation
Characteristics: Thin pale yellow liquid with a sweet herbaceous, refreshing slightly spicy odour with a slight woody note.
Constituents: Sabinene, Y-Terpinene, a-pinene, B-pinene
Uses: Wellness lotions and creams, essential oil blends, perfumes. Labrador tea essential oil is especially sought after for its anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, antiseptic and decongestant properties.
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).
Blends well with: Grapefruit, Lemon, Orange, Lavender, Geranium, Palmarosa.
Safety: For external use only. Should be diluted (at 10%) prior to skin application. Avoid contact with eyes and mouth. May cause skin irritation for some individuals, a skin patch test is recommended prior to use. Consult your healthcare professional before using essential oils during pregnancy.