Health Benefits Of Uva-Ursi

Author: Carla Fiscina
November 26, 2010

Uva-ursi teaUva Ursi (Arctostaphylos Uva-Ursi) known also as bearberry, crowberry or whortleberry is a little wiry shrub with bright green leaves and bright red berries. Traditionally, uva-ursi leaves were used by indigenous population of North America to treat various types of urinary tract diseases, like acute cystitis, urethritis, nephritis and so on. Certainly, those are the most common uses of uva-ursi in our times as well. Stems and berries of this valuable medicinal plant are also used as ingredients of various herbal remedies and natural solutions to treat a multitude of health conditions. Read the rest of this entry »