Short summers require, herbs that grow in Iceland, absorb energy and nutrients in a shorter period of time. They have to survive sub-zero temperatures, which means they have special protective properties to survive from freezing. Herbs in the harsh Icelandic climate are smaller and, therefore, more powerful, offering natural healing properties. It is known that Icelandic people have used wild herbs for centuries for all sorts of healing purposes. Our products contain natural extracts of Icelandic native herbs.
Icelandic moss historically was used as food source in northern Europe to stabilize metabolism and provide nutritious and easily digested nourishment. Traditionally it is considered as strong antibiotic, it has strongly demulcent and nutritive properties. Nowadays externally it is used for its moisturizing properties to soothe damaged and dry skin.
Meadowsweet is considered as one of the best Icelandic plants for various digestive problems. Traditionally it was used as remedy for colds, fevers, influenza, stomach problems and inflammation. Externally it is considered beneficial for healing wounds. Meadowsweet also has anti-inflammatory and cooling properties.
Wild pansy was traditionally used for cleansing toxins, relieving pain and also as a healing herb. It is known as natural antiseptic, has calming and healing effects, used to treat an array of skin conditions, including scabs, eczema, and general itching. The plant contains potent antibacterial and antifungal properties which help the skin retain its health.
Willow bark – due to its rich blend of antioxidants and organic compounds, for thousands of years, willow bark was used to relieve pain from injuries and illness. It is also known for major impact on the health of the skin - calms inflammation, reduces harmful bacteria, increase blood flow to the skin, cleans out and tightens pores.
Yarrow- is used since ancient times by people and cultures around the world. Traditionally, it was used to reduce inflammation, to treat skin wounds, and as a sedative to relieve anxiety or insomnia.