Ledum: Natural Cure for Thyroid Problems

by Sumedha Rewar

Ledum groenlandicum (Labrador Tea or Greenland Moss) essential oil has a strong medicine aroma. Ledum was traditionally used in folk medicine by the Americans and cured everyone in its own way. It is a renowned alternative medication for the proper functioning of thyroid gland.

Pure Ledum oil can cure hypothyroidism (under-functioning of the gland) or hyperthyroidism (over functioning of the gland). The oil has a natural affinity to improve the immunity in an effective way and balance the thyroid gland functioning. It relieves the thyroid symptoms and even cures it off the root. Allopathic medicine can’t permanently cure thyroid and you’ll have to take a pill every day for the same.

Ledum has been used to ‘cure all’. The medicinal properties of this plant can actively communicate within the human body

For good reason, Ledum has been used traditionally as an issue to ‘cure all’. It can actively communicate with the biological actions to produce the compounds producing specific biological actions on the human mind. It includes anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, anti-tumoral and anti-malarial effects. Your mind, body, and emotions can be balanced by the use of Ledum. For the cure of thyroid, the mixture of other oils like Myrrh, Frankincense, Ylang Ylang, Vetiver etc is used to effectively tackle stress, panic and anxiety situations.

The detoxification of kidney and level can be done by the use of Ledum essential oil. Some practitioners recommend its internal usage after some acute illness but you must never take it unless you are under the supervision of a trained practitioner. Ledum promotes the better functionality of digestive and respiratory issues. The body gets calm and relieved from any negative symptoms caused by thyroxin hormone.

Ledum can help in regulation of pacification of Kalpa and Vata Doshas. Kalpa balance can cure weight gain, fluid retention, blockages, lethargy, metabolic issues and depression problems caused by the unusual working of the thyroid gland. Vata balancing can help to cure constipation, restlessness, anxiety, nervousness and insomnia issues.

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Ledum Blends: Ledum has a strong medicinal aroma. It can be blended with sharp smelling oils such as Pink Grapefruit, lemon, lemongrass, fennel to enhance the effects of the oil and soften its medicinal scent.

There are many companies producing synthetic and cheap copies of aroma oils but these will not give therapeutic benefits to the user. It is always good to purchase the best quality oils and use the organic variants to get the required results.

Aromatherapy is gentle and requires consistent use to enhance the balance in body, spirit, mind, and emotions. It gives natural and safe way to get rid of the different troubles in your body and give satisfactory results on regular usage. Consult with your physician to diagnose your bodily troubles to get the perfect solution for your body and mind.


Sumedha Rewar
Sumedha Rewar
Sumedha Rewar is an expert in aroma-therapy and has experience in sharing valuable information for Reiki and Yoga articles as well. She is eager to know about the newest trends in the market and researching about them in the best way. Her experiments in essential oils with the scientific study have motivated her towards sharing the valuable information for the same.

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