$0.00 - $7.00; $7.00 - $9.00; $9.00 - $11.00; $11.00 - $13.00; $13.00 - $15.00 ; Sort By: Quick view Compare Add to Cart. For millennia it’s been considered a cure-all remedy as it has been known to aid in cold and flus, respiratory and sinus infections, pneumonia. Barba de Viejo or Old Man’s Beard (Usnea barbata) is an abundant lichen that has antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, and antimicrobial properties. Devil's Club Tea; Lipbalm; Lotion Bar; Old Man's Beard; Sampler; Soap; Spruce; Info Tlingit Botanicals PO Box 182 Hoonah, AK 99829 Call us at (907)723-0618 Subscribe to our newsletter. Technically not a plant, but a lichen, Old Man's Beard is a symbiosis between a fungi and an algae. Our tincture features locally wildcrafted Ingredients: Olive Oil, Apricot Seed Oil infused Usnea longissima, Bees Wax, and Cedar Oil. Old Man's Beard. This product has not been tested nor approved by the FDA. Old Man's Beard Salve 2oz. Shipping & Returns; Contact Us; Blog; Sitemap; Categories. When dry it will also make for excellent fire started. $5.00. Old Man's Beard. We apologize for the silence over the past few weeks but now that we’re adjusting to our new “normal” we should be able to get back on track so watch out for our article on the spruce, our next podcast and then we have a lot more content coming your way including, seed starting, Labrador Tea, willow, birch, old man’s beard, and lots more. 1 Review Hide Reviews Show Reviews 5 Amazing. Usnea Tincture & Other Uses . Like many lichens, Methuselah's beard is an indicator of air quality. Quick view Compare Add to Cart. It can be pulverized and applied to wounds as a herbal first aid poultice. It could also be simmered and drank like a tea, but I don’t find it particularly tasty. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Other Names: Old Man's beard ; Description. Methuselah's beard it a species of tree beard lichen which grows in coastal forest. Habitat & Range. $15.00 × OK. Navigate. Once prolific throughout the Northern Pacific Northwest north from Alaska down south to California, Old Man's Beard (Usnea longissima) has become more rare is recent years. It’s also used as a kidney tonic. Common names include Old Man’s Beard, Blood Spattered Beard (um, yikes), beard moss (not a moss), and beard lichen. Old Man's Beard Salve 1/3oz. Due to its anti-microbial properties it is very effective in treating gut infections, as well as topical presentations for the skin, eyes, sinus infections, and as a douche for thrush. Considered an indicator species for air quality, Old Man's Beard is extremely sensitive to pollutants. Usnea has a number of uses. Old Man's Beard salve is an external anti-fungal salve. Shop By Price. It is pale green, long (up to 8ft) and stringy. Old Man’s Beard has a plethora of therapeutic actions in the body. It's sensitive to sulfur dioxide and acid rain. This medicinal weed is active against multiple bacteria, viruses, parasites and fungi. Get the latest updates on new products and upcoming sales