Uva ursi is used as a diuretic, urinary antiseptic for bladder and kidney infections, hemorrhoids, and womb problems. It is very good as a postpartum remedy to prevent infections.
Most research has focused on uva ursi’s urinary antiseptic component, arbutin, which typically composes 7–9% of the leaves. However, crude plant extracts are much more effective medicinally than isolated arbutin. Uva ursi is reported to be a good diuretic and especially active against E. coli.
Uva ursi is used as a diuretic, urinary antiseptic for bladder and kidney infections, hemorrhoids, and womb problems (very good as a postpartum remedy to prevent infections). It strengthens the heart muscle and helps disorders of the spleen, liver, pancreas, and small intestines. It is good for female disorders.
Adults: Take 3 capsules twice daily with meals. If you are taking other medications or natural health products, take this product a few hours before or after them. Do not take with highly acidic foods (e.g. citrus fruits or juice) or medication which may acidify urine.
Duration of use: Not for prolonged use. Use for up to 7 days.
Contains no: Gluten, soy, wheat, corn, eggs, dairy, yeast, citrus, preservatives, artificial flavour or colour, starch, or sugar.
Cautions and warnings: For adult use only. Consult a health-care practitioner prior to use if you have a liver disorder, fever, painful urination (dysuria), spasms, or blood in urine. Consult a health-care practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen. Do not exceed recommended dose.
Contraindications: Do not take if you are pregnant or breast-feeding; or if you have been diagnosed with a kidney disorder.
Known adverse reactions: May cause discoloured urine. If nausea or vomiting occur, discontinue use.
Do not use if seal is broken. Keep out of reach of children.
|Each vegetable capsule contains:|
|Uva-ursi (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi) leaf||435 mg|
|Other ingredients: Non‑GMO vegetable capsule composed of vegetable carbohydrate gum and purified water.|