Uva ursi is an extremely effective herb to be used in the treatment of urinary tract infections such as cystitis and pyelitis. Having an antiseptic and astringent effect on the membranes of the urinary system, this herb generally soothes, tones and strengthens these tissues as well as alkalising the urine. Uva ursi has also been used traditionally in the treatment of kidney infections, kidney stones and bronchitis.
Content: Uva Ursi (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi) dried leaf
Preparation: 1-2 tsp per cup, steep covered 10-15 minutes. Drink 3 times daily.
Other Names: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, Bearberry
Grown in: Russia
Organic Status: Wildcrafted
Plant Parts: Root
Packaging: Home compostable, reusable zip lock pouch
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