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Organic Bog Labrador Tea

Organic Bog Labrador Tea

Ledum groenlandicum

Botanical Properties

Bog Labrador tea is a flowering shrub from the Ericaceae family.
It can grow from just a few centimetres to 1.5m. Nicknamed 'bog Labrador tea', the upper side of its foliage is shiny green with a densely hairy underside.

Origin and history

Bog Labrador tea grows across most of North America, from Greenland to Alaska. Served as a tea by Eskimos, it is also used for seasoning marinades to add flavour to meat. The Alaskan Athabaskans, ancestors of American Indians, used it to treat digestive disorders and heartburn and to detoxify the body. 

Organoleptic properties

Aspect: liquid
Colour: colourless, pale yellow
Odour: wild, herbaceous

Distilled parts: Branches

Country of origin: Canada


Main biochemical components: Sabinene, alpha-Pinene
Allergenic molecules naturally present in this essential oil: Limonene, Linalool.
Certain natural components of this essential oil may cause allergic reactions. Please do an allergy test on the skin in the crease of your elbow before using this product.


Bog Labrador tea essential oil is:
Detoxifying, liver cleansing, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, antihistamine


Bog Labrador tea essential oil is known for its ability to cleanse the body of liver toxicity, liver failure and disorders and thyroid imbalances. By virtue of its extremely calming properties, it is an effective treatment for stress, insomnia, anxiety attacks and nervousness.



Please consult a doctor before taking any treatment or therapy orally.
Oral administration: 2 drops of organic bog Labrador tea essential oil, twice a day, with a little honey and syrup, or on a lozenge during periods of stress.
On the skin: Mix 1ml of bog Labrador tea essential oil + 30ml sweet almond oil and apply to the solar plexus in the morning or evening to prevent insomnia.
By diffusion: When diffused in the atmosphere, it relieves stress and helps resolve sleeping disorders.


Flammable. Oral use only under medical advice. Keep out of reach of children. Unadvisable for children under the age of three, pregnant or lactating women. Do not apply to the skin before exposing oneself to the sun. Can be used in cooking. Do not apply neat to the skin.   


The information given on this site regarding essential oils are only to be taken as indications. They do in no way, aim to replace any medical advice given by a qualified doctor. For all therapeutic uses, or if you wish to obtain more information on essential oils, please consult your doctor

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