Saturday, September 08, 2007

extracting the moss (6) iceland moss

content: iceland moss x 2 teabags (size1)
apparatus: soxhlet 100ml + cooler, warmthstand 1
medium: 96% ethanol 150ml
duration: 6 hours (more than 10 times reflux)

character of the extract:
salty, little woody, little powdery, little honey, lenear, developes in time (base notes)

Iceland moss seems to be consumed as a sort of herb tea in Iceland.
Often it's used for the modelbouw (miniture).

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