Erowid
 
 
Plants - Drugs Mind - Spirit Freedom - Law Arts - Culture Library  
 
uvaursi
Erowid Center is a 2017 Top-Rated Nonprofit at GreatNonprofits
Uva Ursi
BOTANICAL CLASSIFICATION
Family :
Ericaceae
Genus :
Arctostaphylos
Species :
uva-ursi
COMMON NAMES
Bearberry; Crowberry; Foxberry; Hog Cranberry
USES
Diuretic and Urinary Tract Antisceptic; Used to treat ulcerations and other problems of the kidney and bladder; Vaginal Douche; Astringent.
DESCRIPTION
Uva Ursi is a low-growing, evergreen shrub with dark green, leathery, oval leaves, 1/2-1 1/2 inches long. Pinkish-white flowers grow in dense, drooping clusters and are followed by bright red berries.
BASICS EFFECTS IMAGES HEALTH LAW DOSE CHEMISTRY