Bearberry (Medical)

Bearberry (Medical)

Used to alleviate kidney problems and problems with the urinary tract and bladder.

Used to alleviate kidney problems and problems with the urinary tract and bladder.

Latin name

Arctostaphylos uva – ursi (L.) Spreng. (family: Ericaceae)

Hand skimmed part

leaf (Uvae ursi folium)

Content substances

Phenolic glycosides - arbutin (6-10 %), methylarbutin (metabolized to hydroquinone), gallic tannins, flavonoids, triterpenes, iridoids.

Collection time

All year long, best is in the spring or in the fall.

Bearberry (Medical) In teas

Leros Urcyston Planta