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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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.
AI AM pleased that you have been taking the Uva-Ursi, which will help strengthen the bladder and clear infections from the urinary tract.
Prince of Wales'), kinnikinnick (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'Wood's Compact'), Myoporum parvifolium, rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis 'Huntington Carpet'), and Rubus pentalobus 'Emerald Carpet'.
A I WOULD suggest the remedy Uva-ursi Complex at a dose of 20 drops twice a day.
In addition take 20 drops of Uva-Ursi Complex twice daily.
A I WOULD suggest that you use a preparation called Uva-ursi Complex, which will help to strengthen your bladder, taken at a dose of 15 drops, twice a day.
A CONSTANT urinary infections can often be helped by taking the remedy Echinaforce at a dose of 15 drops, twice a day, before meals, along with 15 drops of Uva-Ursi Complex, twice a day, after meals.
Q:EVER since I tried the Phytobiotic and Uva-ursi Complex you recommended about a year ago I've been free from recurrent urinary tract infection.
AI SUGGEST the remedy Uva-Ursi Complex, at a dose of 15 drops, twice a day.
ATAKE 20 drops three times a day of Uva-Ursi Complex before meals and a Phytobiotic 1 capsule twice daily after meals.