JustIngredients Trade Icelandic Moss Cut
JustIngredients Trade Icelandic Moss Cut

Icelandic Moss Cut

Product Code: 09ICC

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Product: Icelandic Moss, Cut

Latin Name: Cetraria islandica

Plant Family: Parmeliaceae

Other Names: Iceland Moss, Iceland Lichen, Eryngo-Leaved Liverwort, Islaendisch Moos, Islandslav, Mousse d’ Islande, Lichen d’Islande, Liquén de Islandia & Puklérka Islandská.

Description: Iceland moss is a perennial native of Northern Europe in particular the alpine regions, it can also be found in Artic regions. This lichen grows to a height of up to 8cm; its branched and spreading habit make it resemble moss. Its leaves are tough and leathery in colour it varies from yellowy olive-green to greyish-white.

Brief History: The most common English name for Cetraria islandica which has been used since around the 17th century is ‘Iceland Moss’ and it is botanically incorrect, C. islandica is not a moss but a lichen. It has been used as both a cough and a food source being added to bread, porridge and to thicken soup.

For ingredient and allergen information, please see the product specification, available to download from the technical tab


Brown dye can be obtained from the plant; it is also used as a disinfectant in commercially produced disinfectants. It can also be used as a gelling agent.

Shelf Life

Shelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.

Technical Information

Product Specification

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Allergen Statement

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