UVA URSI is a small evergreen shrub found mainly in the northern hemisphere. The plant contains many biologically active substances, such as flavonoids, tannins, triterpenes and arbutin, which are attributed to its medicinal properties.
Properties and uses of Uva ursi
Diuretic effect: Uva ursi exhibits diuretic effects, so it can support kidney function and help eliminate excess water from the body. The use of barberry preparations can be helpful in cases of edema or water retention in the body.
Supporting urinary tract health. The main use of the plant in folk medicine is to support urinary tract health. Thanks to its content of arbutin and other compounds with antimicrobial properties. It can help fight urinary tract infections, such as cystitis and urethritis.
Antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects. It exhibits antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects, which can help the body fight bacterial infections and relieve inflammation.
Dosage: 200 to 500 mg daily.