Uva Ursi - (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi)


Uva Ursi Herb

This perennial herb is also known as bearberry.
The word "uva ursi" comes from Latin and means bear's grape. This is because bears are very fond of the plants red, sour berries.
The flowers are pink and the plant can grow up to 16 inches high.

Plant uva ursi in a well-drained, sandy soil in a sunny location.

Part used: Leaves.

Don't use in large amounts if you are pregnant. Don't use if you have a kidney disease. Don't use this herb for more than 7 days.

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