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UVA-URSI bearberry - 熊果
Arctostaphylos uvae ursi


Urinary tract infections, purulent infection of the renal pelvis, albuminuria (protein in the urine), kidney stone, prostatitis ...


Composition :
Capsule, 100% Arctostaphylos uvae ursi folium - 270 mg

Part used :

Bearberry, also called kinnikinnick, is a member of the heather family (Ericaceae) that can grow to be 100 years old. The evergreen plant is a small, woody groundcover shrub with thick leaves and pink blossoms, similar to the Lingonberry bush. In late summer and fall it grows pea-sized, scarlet berries. It is widespread in northern latitudes and grows well into the alps. In fact, it is said that way back when bear and wolf were roaming the land, they appreciated the plant as a favourite food.

Together with water, carbondioxyde and sunlight, the leaves produce the active ingredient Arbutine which in turn is separated by enzymes to form sugar and Hydroquinone (which colors urine brown – a healing reaction). Together with other active ingredients like Myricetine, Methylarbutine, tannic acid, Quercetin, gallic acid, ellagic acid, irid-iodine substances and Catechins, Hydroquinone has anti-inflammatory and diuretic properties. However, these properties only have any effect as long as the urine is slightly alkalyne (pH 8.0). As soon as a strong smell and coloration of the urine subsides, treatment can be halted.

Note : Stricly observe dosage recommendations; any overdose of Bearberry may cause nausea and vomiting. Do not use during pregnancy.


Take 2-4 two times per day, for about 2-3 weeks consecutively. Follow up with birch.