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Uva Ursi - 100g

Uva Ursi - 100g


Description: Officially known as Uva Ursi, it is also known as Bearberry and Beargrape because bears like eating the plant’s red berries . The Latin name Uva Ursi literally translates to “bear’s grape.” It has been traditionally used since the second century and indigenous were known to use it for urinary infection symptom relief. The dried leaf is mixed with tobacco, known as sagack-homi in Canada and kinnikinnick among Western tribes.

The Uva Ursi is a low-growing evergreen shrub. It’s said to make an excellent plant for ground cover, and it grows well in rocky soils in full or partial sun. The plant grows in a wide range of terrains, including open woodlands, sandy beaches, and even in rocky soils.

Directions: To make Uva Ursi tea, use 1 teaspoon of dried leaves with 1 cup of hot water. Let it steep for 10 minutes.

Please note: Speak to a doctor or naturopath to make sure using Uva Ursi tea will work for you. This tea is not meant to be drunk during pregnancy, breast feeding, or kidney disease.