Usnea Lichen Whole


Botanical Name: Usnea barbata

Common Names: Methuselah’s beard, beard lichen

Origin: United States

Usnea lichen has many uses according to herbalists, some of them being sinus infections, respiratory issues, bronchitis, pneumonia, strep throat, colds, flus, urinary tract issues, kidney and bladder infections. Some also believe it can be used to aid weight loss and reduce pain and fever. Historically usnea was used to treat indigestion because of the bitter taste and their belief of it being a digestive stimulant. The peoples of ancient China, Egypt, and Greece also used usnea to treat infections of the skin to aid healing the wound.


CAUTION: Do NOT use this herb if you are pregnant or lactating. Please consult with your healthcare provider before using.

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