top of page

"Natures Antibiotic"  "Old mans Beard" "Beard Lichen"
These are some of the names afforded to Usnea-  A common trype of tree lichen that grows around the world. Used for hundreds of years for its content in usnic acid. Usnic Acid (C18H16O7) is a potent antibiotic and antifungal chemical found within most Usnea species. Due to regulations, i am unable to post medicinal properties of herbs and plants, so i highly recommend that one does some serious research into this amazing lichen!

As a wild craft herb collector, i come across ALOT of Usnea, and have now decided to add this to our collection of herbs, making them available to you and your family ! Usnea can be used in herbal teas, tinctures, and made into a salve or healing balm.  

We use the best ethical practices, only pick sustainably and responsibly. We never damage any trees to collect resin, for herbs we reseed areas, and only pick 5% of a colony Everything is sun dried in small batches and stored in glass mason jars in a cool dark pantry. Every little ounce of work is done by hand 100%. Nothing is ever treated, sprayed or otherwise altered, this is our guarantee! Every Purchase you make 100% supports this family operated small business. Its just my husband and I, and our wonderful children!


For International buyers, it is YOUR responsibility to make sure what you can or cannot import into your country. If your order is held at customs or confiscated, this will be the responsibility of the buyer and Alberta Wildcraft will not be liable for a replacement. PLEASE CHECK WITH YOUR LOCAL LAWS REGARDING WHAT IS ALLOWED.
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

***PLEASE MAKE SURE TO DO YOUR OWN RESEARCH, and always make sure to check with your doctor before choosing herbal teas for remedies, as some herbs may not work for all people and may react to certain medications.
This product is not intended to treat, diagnose, cure or prevent any disease or illness. It is not intended to represent or replace professional medical advice. Please be aware of any herbal allergies you may have prior to consumption. These products have not been approved by Health Canada***

I truly hope and strive for all buyers to be completely delighted with their orders! Please be informed that due to the nature of the items that i sell, i do not accept returns or exchanges.
However, i am committed to having amazing customer service, so if you have any problems with an order, or questions in general, please contact me.
I am willing to try and work out any issue that may occur, but please know that this is under my discretion.

I am now including TRACKING with ALL orders, and so the shipping prices have increased. This is for BOTH of our protections!

Usnea | Old Mans Beard | Natures antibiotic

C$18.22Price
    bottom of page