uva-ursi


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uva-ursi

(ū′vă-ŭr′sē)
An evergreen perennial shrub, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (family Ericaceae)—commonly known as bearberry—whose dried leaves are used as a urinary antiseptic and diuretic. There have been few clinical trials on its effectiveness.

uva-ursi,

n See bearberry.
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Comparative study of the leaf volatiles of Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (L) Spreng and Vaccinium vitis-idaea L.
Table 1: Herbal and nutritional tablet Herb Total Galium aparine, whole plant dry 3 g Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, leaf dry 1.
With peculiarly shaped flowers, which some say resemble the shape of the bladder, Uva-ursi is recognised for its antiseptic, cleansing action in the kidneys and bladder.
Along the lower and lateral edges of grassland slopes, however, the Populus tremuloides-Rosa acicularis-Arctophylos uva-ursi community appeared to be invading, apparently held in check by browsing.
3 | Kinnikinnick (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'Wood's Compacta')
Take a two-month course of Uva-Ursi complex, 15 drops three times daily, along with simple exercises such as stopping the flow during urination 2-3 times.
n Cystitis: Uva-ursi disinfects the bladder and helps to heal and Echinacea can clear infections and boost immunity
I have also bought the remedy Uva-Ursi and pumpkin seeds after reading your article on narrowing of the urethra.
A HAVE him checked out by your own GP, then you can start a course of Uva-ursi Complex.