What is Usnic acid?
Usnic acid is a natural compound in the class of benzofuran derivatives. It can be identified in various species of lichens like, Usnea, Lecanora, Alectoria, Ramalina, and more.
One of the main applications of Usnic acid is as an anti-bacterial compound. It has shown activity against a large variety of Gram-positive bacteria including strains from clinically isolated ones. Anti-bacterial properties are also used in cosmetics in toothpaste and various creams as a preservative tool.
Due to its polyphenolic structure, Usnic acid also possesses other biological activities like:
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