Infused with garlic and used as a wound dressing,(poultice), in war years.
Used today in filtration. Of great benefit to tropical fish breeding and as a natural filter in pools, spa baths etc.
Sphagnum moss has a long history and is renowned for having antiseptic properties.
Sphagnum has the ability to absorb up to 20 times its own weight in water, providing your plants with a ready source of moisture and nutrients.
MEDICINAL BENEFIT TO PLANTS.
Propergation: Roots love to grow into the sterile medium of Sphagnum moss.
Transplanting: The healing properties of Sphagnum will aid the recovery of damaged roots.
· A dressing of moss preserves raw cuttings and as a packing and travelling companion it will ensure a plant survives a lengthy stay above the ground.
A ground-cover of Sphagnum moss, caps the soil surface, retaining moisture by reducing excess evaporation. The sterile qualities of the moss prevent stem-rot in the plant.