Kinnikinnick (Uva Ursi) (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi) Native

Kinnikinnick (Uva Ursi) (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi)

Parts used: leaves, berries

Medicinal uses: One of the best natural urinary antiseptics; used in cases of acute and chronic cystitis and urethritis; it is not a suitable remedy if there is a simultaneous kidney infection.

Cautions: Do not take during pregnancy or with kidney disease. Unsuitable for children under 12. it is generally advisable to take uva-ursi for no more than 7-10 days at a time (Chevallier 170).

Kinnikinnick Uva Ursi Arctostaphylos uva-ursi

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