Natural Lichen Extract,Usnea Extract,Lichen Usnea Extract,Usnic Acid
Usnic acid is extracted from Usnea, It is a kind of organic acid. In natural remedies, especially in the veterinary medicine, Usnic Acid is used in powders and ointments for the treatment of infections of the skin. This is because of its antibiotic properties, particularly against Gram-positive bacteria such as M. Tuberculosis as well as some pathogenic fungi. Usnic acid as a pure substance has been formulated in creams, toothpaste, mouthwash, deodorants and sunscreen products, in some cases as an active principle, in others as a preservative.