Uva Ursi Leaf, Cut & Sifted, Organic, 16 oz.

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Brand: Frontier Herbs
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Uva ursi is used primarily for urinary tract disorders, including infections of the kidney, bladder, and urethra; swelling (inflammation) of the urinary tract; increased urination; painful urination; and urine that contains excess uric acid or other acids. Uva ursi is also used for constipation and a lung condition called bronchitis.

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FRONTIER Uva Ursi Leaf, Cut & Sifted, Organic, 16 oz.

ITEM CODE #2571

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:

COMMON NAME

 

Standardized: uva-ursi
Other: bearberry, kinnickinick

 

BOTANICAL NAME

 

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (L.) Spreng.
Plant Family: Ericaceae

 

OVERVIEW

 

INTRODUCTION

Closely related to cranberry and blueberry, uva ursi is a low-lying evergreen perennial bush whose berries are a favorite of bears, hence the name "bearberry." However, it is the leaves that are used medicinally.

CONSTITUENTS

Arbutin, hydroquinone, tannins, iridoids, flavonoids, volatile oils, ursolic, malic and gallic acids.

PARTS USED

Dried leaves and stem fragments.

TYPICAL PREPARATIONS

Traditionally used as a tea or tincture. Frequently combined with buchu, cleavers, dandelion leaf, parsley fruit, or juniper berries. May also be taken in capsule form.

 

PRECAUTIONS

 

Specific: No known precautions.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.

For educational purposes only This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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