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Uva Ursi Extract

  • Arctostaphylos uva ursi
Uva Ursi Extract

SKU
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Overview

Extracted from: Fresh leaf
Herb:Alcohol Ratio- 1:2

Also known as

Arctostaphylos uva ursi, bearberry, and Kinnikinnick

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.

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.