Benefits of Icelandic Plants , Herbs, and Botanicals

Iceland is known for her vast and colorful flora. And these plants have been used over the years for their various medicinal effects, ranging from pulmonary and digestive effects, to respiratory and wound-healing effects. These plants also exhibit anti-inflammatory properties, as well as correction of dysmenorrhea. Some of these Vitamin C rich plants are excellent immune boosters, hence acting as infection combatants. Some berries and plants found in this region have also been used in making jams, nutritional powders and animal feed.

Botanicals

Blodberg – Wild Thyme – Blodberg’s delicate purple-pink flowers can only be picked when blooming, during the short two weeks of spring. The flowers bring soft floral tones to this Icelandic tea blend.

Kerfill – Sweet Cicely – Spanarkerfill, or sweet cicely, grows wild in the Icelandic lowlands. Spanarkerfill brings the flavors of anise and licorice to this Icelandic tea blend.

Fjallagras – Iceland Moss – Fjallagras was vital for the survival of the Icelandic nation through the centuries, providing vital nutrients in harsh winters. Fjallagras brings salty oceanic tones to this traditional Icelandic tea.

Birki lauf – Birch Leaves – The birch is Iceland’s only native forest tree. For centuries, we have harvested the virgin leaves in spring. The birch leaves give a unique peppery taste to this traditional Icelandic tea.

Mjadjurt – Meadowsweet – Mjadjurt grows scented white flowers and is found in grassland, forests and swamp areas in Iceland. Mjadjurt brings earthy spice tones to this Icelandic tea blend.

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