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Common Bearberry Leaf (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi L.)

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Common Bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi L.) is a plant which grows in northern latitudes adapted to Subarctic and arctic climate. Its specific name uva-ursi means ‘grape of the bear’ in Latin because it is a favourite food for bears.

Common Bearberry Leaf is the main component in many traditional North American smoking mixes. Known also as manzanita, kinnikinnik, beargrape, uva-ursi.

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  • 100g

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Common Bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi L.) is a plant which grows in northern latitudes adapted to Subarctic and arctic climate. Its specific name uva-ursi means ‘grape of the bear’ in Latin because it is a favourite food for bears. Common Bearberry Leaf is the main component in many traditional North American smoking mixes. Known also as manzanita, kinnikinnik, beargrape, uva-ursi.

Common Bearberry Leaf is used primarily in herbalism and cosmetology. In the past, Bearberry was also popular in tanning - tannins found in bearberry leaves have a brightening effect. For this reason, Common Bearberry Leaf often added to face creams.

How To Use Common Bearberry Leaf Health Embassy

Infusion

Take 1-3 tsp of Common Bearberry Leaf and add 200ml hot (not boiling) water. Let it steep 10-15 minutes. After this time strain the mixture and drink. You can take it up to 3 times a day.

Decoction

1-3 tsp of Common Bearberry Leaf pour 100ml of cool water. Bring it to and a boil and cook for around 2-3 minutes. Remove it from the stove brew undercover for 10 minutes, then let it cool and strain. Drink several times a day in small portions.

This product description is for informational purposes only.

It does not replace the consultation with a doctor and cannot be used as a medication or be a part of therapy. All decisions on this matter should be consulted with your doctor.

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