Health

BEARBERRY (Uva-ursi)

Uses? Mild urinary tract infections
Who? Almost everyone
Who can’t? People on any type of medication. Check with doctor
Irritated digestive condition
Pregnant or breast feeding
Kidney disorder
Children
How long? One week
Side effects? Overuse may promote liver damage

 

Uva ursi
Bearberry (Uva-ursi) tincture

 

Available forms? Teas, capsules, tinctures and powder
Dose? Follow health professional advice or directions on the package
Part used? Leaf
Comes from? From northern Europe to northern Asia, Japan and North America.
Mainly in cold areas
Other names? Mountain box
Kinnikinnik
Uva-ursi

 

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