Old Man’s Beard (Usnea) Tincture
A Respiratory Restorer
Old Man’s Beard has a special affinity for rebalancing microbes including bacteria, viruses and fungi, as well as eradicating infections throughout the mucus membranes. This makes usnea a go-to plant for infections in the lungs and bronchial area. It can be used to relieve pneumonia, sinus infections, bronchitis, strep throat, colds, flu and other respiratory complaints.
A Urinary Restorer
Old Man’s Beard is highly beneficial for urinary tract and kidney infections. It promotes excretion within both the urinary tract and kidneys which supports a healthy immune response in the mucous membranes, promotes a healthy function of the urinary system and helps to maintain a healthy microbial balance within the Urinary System.
An Immune Modulator
Old Man’s Beard is an immune system tonic that can be used in acute situations and can be helpful for people with chronic fatigue, herpes, HIV, and other depressed immunity conditions.
A Bacteria Detector
Old Man’s Beard has been used for a long time around the world to address bacterial infections including infections of the throat, lung, wounds, urinary tract and vagina. It affects a wide range of pathogens and does not work like a pharmaceutical antibiotic that indiscriminately kills all bacteria and take a negative toll on beneficial bacteria in the gut.
A Fungal Destroyer
Old Man’s Beard is commonly used as an antifungal herb. It is used both internally and externally for a variety of fungal infections of the skin, genitals and sinuses this includes athlete’s foot, “jock itch,” candida and ringworm.
A Detoxing Supporter
Old Man’s Beard can absorb and release heavy metals and toxins in the body and has shown potential benefits against cancer.
Properties and Actions
Anodyne / Analgesics, Antibacterial, Antimicrobial, Antiviral, Astringent, Demulcent, Expectorant, Febrifuge (reduce fever), Immunomodulator, Vulnerary (heals wounds)
Respiratory System, Urinary System, Immune System, Reproductive System
Acute Cases: 20-30 drops 3 x per day
Dilute in a small amount of water. Shake before use. Store in a cool, dark place. Not for long-term use.
Do not take when pregnant. Consult with your medical healthcare practitioner before taking any herbs while on medication.
Usnea (Old Man’s Beard), Natural Sugarcane Alcohol, Water
*This medicine has not been evaluated by the Medicine Control Council. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.