Uva Ursi Tincture
Tincture of Uva Ursi herb (Arcostaphylos uva ursi) 1:3 25%. Also known as Bearberry.
Arcostaphylos uva ursi, organic grain alcohol
Daily adult dose: 1.5 - 3ml three to four times a day for a maximum of 7 days at a time, unless otherwise prescribed
Avoid with kidney disorders, during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Excessive amounts may cause nausea.
Uva Ursi may be useful for uncomplicated urinary tract infections which have not progressed to the kidneys. Seek professional advice if you are unsure. If the infection does progress to kidneys antibiotics are required and recommended by us.
For short term use only due to tannin content which may interfere with nutrient absorption longer term, or may irritate preexisting gastrointestingal inflammation or ulceration. For this reason, take at least 2 hrs apart from alkaloid-containing medication, oral thiamine and metal ion supplements.
Not for children under 12 yrs.