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Uva Ursi Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Uva Ursi
Glycemic Index / Load
Botanical Name
Arctostaphylos Uva Ursi
Homeopathic Name
Uva Ursi   -   Mother Tincture

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Uva Ursi Cures

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Action of Uva Ursi

Nutrients in Uva Ursi

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Taste of
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Parts Used

Leaves, Stems, Flowers, Berries

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Uva Ursi

It may cause mild Nausea, Dizziness.
Avoid during Pregnancy and Breast Feeding.
Avoid if a Kidney disease exists.
Not recommended for children under 12.
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Uva Ursi is a small shrub.
It is perennial.
It grows in a subtropical climate.
It grows up to 20 Cm.
Best used for Urinary Tract Infection.

Note . It promotes the functioning of a healthy Kidney, but aggravates an existing Kidney disease. Therefore do not take Uva Ursi if you are suffering from any Kidney problem.
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Materia Medica for Uva Ursi

Uva Ursi General

Uva Ursi is a medicinal plant. It is beneficial for Bladder and Kidney problems. The leaves of the plant are used to make medicine. The teas and leaves are used as an Antiseptic and Diuretic for Urinary Tract disorders. It treats Kidney Infections, Inflammation of Urinary Tract and Painful Urination.
A tincture of leaves is used to treat Cystitis, Urethritis and Urinary Tract Inflammations.
It treats Chronic Diarrhea. It is a muscle relaxant. It soothes, strengthens and tightens the inflamed muscles.
It neutralizes acidity in the Urine. It increases Urine flow. It reduces bloating and water retention. It is good for Weight loss.
Uva Ursi is Astringent in nature. It aids the treatment of Bed Wetting problem. Externally, it is used for cuts and scrapes. It is applied externally for tissue repairing.
Methods of Administration. How to take
Tincture. The best and the most potent method of consuming Uva Ursi is to Tincture it.
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Decoction: Make a tea.
Put l/2 teaspoonful of the powder of dried leaves in a cup of water. Boil it. Simmer for 10 minutes. Drink three times a day.
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Uva Ursi for Kidney Disease

Boil 1 tablespoon of Uva Ursi leaves in 2 cups of water for 30 minutes. Keep boiling it till it reduces to half. Drink a half cup of this decoction twice a day to tone your Kidneys and protect from other diseases.
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Herbal Treatment For Urinary Incontinence 1

Urinary Incontinence may be treated by administering a combo of Cleavers, Buchu and Bearberry.

Herbal Treatment For Urinary Tract Infections 16

Add 1 tablespoon of Uva Ursi leaves in 200 ml of water. Simmer it for 30 minutes. Strain it off. Add 1 teaspoon of unsweetened Cranberry ( Kheet ) juice in this decoction. Stir it. Drink a half cup of it daily to keep your Urinary Tract safe from the infection.

Herbal Treatment For Interstitial Cystitis

Boil 1 tablespoon of crushed Uva Ursi leaves in one glass of water. Simmer for 30 minutes. Strain it and add 1 teaspoon of unsweetened Cranberry juice in it. Drink it daily.
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Shilpi ( India )
18 Jul 2017
Sir i m suffering from uti with chronic cervicitis and pid and have multiple tiny nabothian cysts are noted in cervical region measuring 9.6?9.3 mm.with bulky size of uterus. Plz advise me.
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