This section is from the book "The Volatile Oils Vol2", by E. Gildemeister. Also available from Amazon: The Volatile Oils.
The so called Iceland moss, a lichen, Cetraria islandica, L., yields upon distillation 0,051 p. c. of a brownish oil3) from which crystals separate upon standing. d15 0,8765; A. V. 72; S. V. 98; aD inactive to +1°36'.
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