Bearberry Leaf

Medicinal Bearberry:

Astrigent, Antibacterial, Urinary Antiseptic

 

In Chinese medicine it is associated with the element of water and like the Native Americans it is used for kidney and bladder ailments.

 

It has also been used for diabetes, gonorrhea & hemorrhoids, spleen, liver and pancreas disorders.

 

Externally Native Americans, most notably the Cheyenne, use it as a poultice for sprains and swelling and as an antidote for poison ivy.

 

Ritual Bearberry:

Increases a persons ability to help others heal.

 

Smoking Bearberry:

Mild Flavor - Good Filler

 

Used by Native Americans in many smoking blends called Kinnicks.

 

This is a good herb to use to take the edge off of bitter herbs like Bear Root, Calamus, Wormwood, Skullcap or Wild Opium.

 

It is an astrigent and benefits the Kidneys & Bladder.

 

*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA & are not intended to diagnose, treat or cure disease.

 

  • Botanical: Arctostaphylos uva ursi
  • Grow Method: Wildcrafted
  • Form: Whole
Bearberry Leaf
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  • Item #: 625
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