Uva Ursi (fruit) aka “Bear’s Grape”
- Medicinally used since the 2nd Century
- Contains compounds arbutin and hydroquinone that help reduce inflammation 🍀
- Helps to suppress urinary tract infections. 💦 Souce: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29970072/
- Found to be safe for human consumption contrary to outdated assumptions. Source: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24296864/
- Uva Ursi is often used to support urinary tract health due to its antiseptic properties.
- It is believed to help reduce inflammation and swelling in the body.
- Uva Ursi is also used as a natural diuretic, which may help with bloating and water retention.
- This herb is sometimes used topically to help with skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis.
- Studies have shown that Uva Ursi contains compounds that can help fight against bacteria, viruses, and fungi in the body.