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Handcrafted Usnea 1 oz Simple Tincture

$16.00

Handcrafted Usnea Tincture

This amazing herb (actually it’s a lichen) grows in hardwood forests and is considered by many a sign of clean air. Lichen does not grow in polluted areas. During the winter months after high wind events lichen detaches from the bark and drops to the ground making it easily accessible to harvest. Simply pick it up. Like so many wild plants Usnea has powerful medicinal qualities. It is known as an antimicrobial, antibacterial, antiviral remedy, and many people will consume usnea during a respiratory illness. Usnea has anti-inflammatory properties as well so this herbal ally may help with minor aches and pains.

This tincture can also be added to warm water to use a wash topically for wounds as needed. 

Beautiful plant warriors… who arrive to protect us when we need them.

Note: tinctures are made with alcohol. 

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Handcrafted Usnea Tincture

This amazing herb (actually it's a lichen) grows in hardwood forests and is considered by many a sign of clean air. Lichen does not grow in polluted areas. During the winter months after high wind events lichen will detach from the bark and drop to the ground making it easily accessible to harvest. Simply pick it up. Or a branch covered with Usnea will break off making it easy to gather. 

Like so many wild plants Usnea has powerful medicinal qualities. It is known as an antimicrobial, antibacterial, antiviral remedy, and many people will consume usnea during a respiratory illness. Usnea has anti-inflammatory properties, as well, so this herbal ally may help with minor aches and pains.

This tincture can also be added to warm water to use a wash topically for wounds as needed.

Infused with LOVE. ?

 

 


Resources:

Herbal Academy Herbarium Monograph

 


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Weight 0.16875 lbs
Dimensions 1.25 × 1.25 × 4 in
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  1. March 1, 2023

    where can I buy Usnea-Log Man\'s Mending Fur or Old Man\'s Beard ??

    Are you looking for the lichen as a whole? It grows here and I collect it. Let me know what you\\\'re looking for exactly. Thanks for reaching out. 

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