Old Man’s Beard Infusion

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What is Old Man’s Beard Infusion?

  • Natural Lichen: Old Man’s Beard is a lichen that grows on trees and branches, known for its beard-like appearance.
  • Traditional Preparation: Similar to making tea, the lichen is tied in a cloth and soaked in hot water to create an infusion, extracting its beneficial properties.

Benefits of Old Man’s Beard Infusion:

  • Soothing Properties: Traditionally known for its calming effects, particularly on the skin, helping to soothe irritations and inflammations.
  • Antimicrobial: It has been used for centuries for its antimicrobial properties, making it beneficial in treating minor cuts, wounds, and skin infections.
  • Moisturizing: Helps to hydrate and soften the skin, making it a gentle moisturizing agent in skincare formulations.
  • Detoxifying: Believed to help remove impurities from the skin, contributing to a clearer, healthier complexion.