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Uva Ursi Leaf (Powder, Wild Crafted)

Uva Ursi is an evergreen perennial groundcover found throughout the higher elevations of Europe and Asia that is also known as pinemat manzanita and kinnikinnick. Because bears are fond of the fruit, the herb is one of many also referred to as bearberry.Due to the presence of a glycoside called arbutin, the powdered leaf is used to make infusions and extracts for topical use. Powdered Uva Ursi can also be encapsulated, but long-term use is not recommended due to a potential risk of liver toxicity.
Also Known As barberry, bearberry, bear's grape, mealberry, rockberry, sandberry, kinnikinnick, upland cranberry, pinemat manzanita
SKU 1962

Certifications

Gluten Free No
Kosher Yes
Organic No

Ordering & Availability

Minimum Order Quantity 100 lbs

Properties

Application cosmetic - Infuse in carrier oil for topical use.culinary - May be prepared as tea, alone or with other herbs to enhance flavor. May also be encapsulated as a dietary supplement.safety - High doses or long-term use may lead to liver damage or irritation of the bladder or urinary tract. Uva ursi may increase the effects of other medications, particular those designed to increase urine flow. The high tannin content may produce stomach upset or nausea. Do not use uva ursi during pregnancy or if there is a history of chronic liver, bladder or kidney disease.
Country of Origin Bulgaria

Regulatory & Compliance

Allergens PeanutsTree NutsEggsMilkWheatSoyFishCrustaceanSesame Seeds (Canada)Mustard (Canada)

Storage & Packaging

Pack Sizes 1/4 pound, 1 pound
Storage Instructions Store in a cabinet, cupboard or other cool, dark place, ideally in a sealed glass jar.