Bearberry Leaf (Arctostaphylos uva ursi)
A herbal food supplement
Arctostaphylos uva ursi
Bearberry, Uva ursi
Medium in size, this evergreen shrub produces hermaphrodite flowers.
Traditionally used to support urinary health.
The loose chopped dried leaf.
100g / 500g Pouch. Not currently available to customers in the EU.
Vegetarians and vegans.
Infusion: 1 to 2 teaspoons of herb (1 to 4 g) to a cup of cold water. Pour boiling water over the herb and leave to infuse for 5 to 10 minutes. Flavour with lemon, ginger or honey if desired. Drink 3 times a day unless otherwise told by a medical herbalist.
Alternatively add half a teaspoon (2.5 ml) of tincture to a cup of warm water for a quick alternative to tea.
The herb can be added as a flavouring to gin, vodka and other infusions.
Maximum of 12g per day may be taken as a powder or capsules.
Not all herbs are suitable in pregnancy, breastfeeding or for young children, or if you are unwell, or taking any medication. If in doubt, please ask us, your medical herbalist or healthcare practitioner.