Uva ursi is a small evergreen shrub also referred to as “bearberry”, native to North America and can also be found in Asia and Europe.
The herbal extract derived from the leaves of the shrub has been used in Native American traditional medicine for the treatment of urinary tract symptoms such as cystitis for centuries. They were brewed and consumed as a tea.
Cooling, drying, astringent
Anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antitussive, antiviral
Urinary tract infections, cystitis, urethritis, diuresis, kidney infections
Uva ursi is used in our Buchu Tea.