Iceland moss is used for treating irritation of the mouth and throat, loss of appetite, common cold, and other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
How does it work ?
Uses & Effectiveness
Insufficient Evidence for
- Dry cough.
- Loss of appetite.
- Common cold.
- Lung disease.
- Kidney and bladder problems.
- Irritation or swelling (inflammation) of the mouth or throat.
- Wound healing, when applied to the skin.
- Other conditions.
Iceland moss is regulated in the United States, and is allowed only as a flavoring agent in alcoholic beverages.
Special Precautions and Warnings
Iceland moss is regulated in the United States, and is allowed only as a flavoring agent in alcoholic beverages. Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It is POSSIBLY UNSAFE to take Iceland moss when pregnant or breast-feeding. Iceland moss can be contaminated with lead, and this can be harmful to the mother and baby.
Ulcers in the stomach or small intestine: Iceland moss can irritate the lining of the digestive tract. Don't take it if you have stomach or intestinal ulcers.
We currently have no information for ICELAND MOSS overview.
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