Relieve Diarrhea & Soothe Digestion
Uva Ursi 480mg 100 caps Nature's Way
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Uva Ursi 480mg 100 caps Nature's Way
Our Price: $7.99 Product Code: MUR1010
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Nature's Way Uva Ursi Leaves has has an anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial activity, especially in the digestive and urinary tract.
Uva ursi has shown to have antimicrobial activity against Proteus vulgaris, Escherichia coli, Ureaplasma urealyticum,
Mycoplasma hominis, Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Friedlander's pneumonia, Enterococcus faecalis,
Streptococcus strains, and even Candida albicans
Uva Ursi (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi) was first used by Welsh physicians on the 13th century.
Its leaves were officially a drug for urinary antiseptic in the United States Pharmacopoeia and the National Formulary from 1820 until 1950.
Take 3 capsules twice a day with food and a full 8 ounce glass of water. Not recommended for long-term use.
These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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Uva Ursi was recommended by the Genova Lab test that I did with GoodGut - I used it for 3 months and redid the test and the bad bacteria was gone!.
Uva Ursi helped me get rid of my diarrhea- its good.
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The leaves of this small shrub have been used as an herbal folk medicine for centuries as a mild diuretic and astringent, and in the treatment of urinary tract infections such as cystitis, urethritis and nephritis, pyelitis and in pyelonephritis. Uva-ursi can help to reduce accumulations of uric acid and relieve the pain of bladder stones. Uva Ursi is also helpful for chronic diarrhea. As a nutritional supplement and muscle relaxant, Uva Ursi soothes, strengthens, and tightens irritated and inflamed tissues.
Uva Ursi has a history of medicinal use dating back to the 2nd century. It has been widely used as a diuretic, astringent, and antiseptic. Folk medicine around the world has recommended Uva Ursi for nephritis, kidney stones, and chronic cystitis. The herb has also been used as a general tonic for weakened kidneys, liver or pancreas. Native Americans used it as a remedy for headaches, to prevent and cure scurvy and to treat urinary tract infections. In fact, until the discovery of sulfa drugs and anti-biotics, Uva Ursi was the treatment of choice for such bladder and related infections. Through modern day scientific research in test tubes and animals, Uva Ursi's antimicrobial properties, which can help fight infection, and diuretic effects have been demonstrated.
Uva Ursi may be of great value in diseases of the bladder and kidneys, strengthening and imparting tone to the urinary passages. The diuretic action is due to the glucoside Arbutin, which is largely absorbed unchanged and is excreted by the kidneys. During its excretion, Arbutin exercises an antiseptic effect on the urinary mucous membrane. Therefore, it is used in inflammatory diseases of the urinary tract, urethritis, cystisis, etc.
Uva Ursi is also helpful for chronic diarrhea. As a nutritional supplement and muscle relaxant, Uva Ursi soothes, strengthens, and tightens irritated and inflamed tissues. The herb neutralizes acidity in the urine, increasing urine flow, therefore reducing bloating and water retention, making it beneficial for weight loss. Uva Ursi's astringent properties may also assist in the treatment of some bed wetting problems.
Uva Ursi has been reported to be effective against E. coli. Preparations made from bearberries act anti-bacterially in vitro against Proteus vulgaris, E. coli, Ureaplasma urealyticum, Mycoplasma hominis, Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aerginosa, Friedl?nder's pneumonia, Enterococcus faecalis, and Streptococcus strains, as well as against Candida albicans. The anti-microbial effect is associated with the aglycone hydroquinone released from arbutin (transport form) or arbutin waste products in the alkaline urine.