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Usnea barbata

Also known as old mans beard. This rongoa has been used medicinally for many years. Angiangi contains Usnic acid.




Fronds soaked in warm water and placed on skin complaints. Acts as an anti-microbial. Raw angiangi acted as a sterile gauze for open wounds. It was dried and made in to a powder and sprinkled onto wounds. Angiangi is also used internally to treat lung and upper respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections and as an anti-fungal treatment against Candida albicans.


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