Thank You Forest! A look at Usnea

Usnea sometimes known as Old Mans Beard is best identified by its elasticy membrane that runs through. It is a great Ally in treating all varieties of infection including Staph, Strep, Upper Respiratory Tract infections, Pneumonia, and Urinary Tract Infections. It is anti-microbial, anti-viral, anti-fungal and anti-bacterial. It’s important to note that it’s anti-bacterial properties work mainly on gram positive bacteria, making it super effective at attacking unwanted pathogens all while mostly leaving healthy gut bacteria alone. Thanks Forest! 

Check out my Instagram for a super cute video clip of my daughter finding Usnea in the forest.  


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