uva ursi


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u·va ur·si

(yū'vă ŭr'sī),
The dried leaves of Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (family Ericaceae), bearberry, mountain box, a common plant of the north temperate zone; contains antiseptic glycosides, arbutin, methylarbutin, and tannins; has been used in chronic inflammations of the urinary tract.
[L. uva, grape + ursus, bear]

uva ursi

/uva ur·si/ (u´vah ur´se) Arctostaphylos uva-ursi or its leaves, which are used medicinally and homeopathically for urinary tract inflammation.

bearberry

Herbal medicine
An evergreen shrub, the leaves of which contain allantoin, arbutin, flavonoids, phenolic acid and tannins; it is diuretic and tonic, and has been used by herbalists to treat urinary infections and low back pain.

Toxocity
Bearberry should not be used in pregnancy, as it stimulates uterine contractions and may cause nausea, tinnitus and convulsions.

uva ur·si

(yū'vă ŭr'sī)
The dried leaves of Arctostaphylos uva-ursi; bearberry, a common plant of the north temperate zone; contains antiseptic glycosides, arbutin, methylarbutin, and tannins; has been used in chronic inflammations of the urinary tract.
[L. uva, grape + ursus, bear]
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The patient was afraid to take the Uva ursi because a health food store employee informed her that it was a strong diuretic.
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Herbs such as Buchu, Cornsilk and Uva ursi are available from herbalists and health stores.
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I would suggest that you also take the remedy Uva Ursi, as this works as a urinary antiseptic and should be used at a dose of 15 drops, twice a day, before meals.
Take the remedy Uva Ursi for cystitis at a dose of 15 drops, twice a day, before meals.
A THE preparation Uva Ursi at a dose of 15 drops, twice a day, is used to help to strengthen the bladder and clear any infections in the urinary tract.
An excellent remedy is Uva Ursi, taken at a dose of 15 drops, twice a day, before meals.
A TAKE Uva Ursi Complex, 15 drops twice a day after meals.
I have started taking Uva Ursi complex, 15 drops twice a day, so how long will it be before I see a difference?
A THIS can be a very nasty problem which can be helped by the remedy Uva Ursi at a dose of 10 drops, twice a day, together with St John's Wort Oil rubbed over the bladder area and in between the legs before he goes to bed.