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Uva Ursi

What are other common names?

  • Arbutus uva ursi
  • Arctostaphylos adenotricha
  • Arctostaphylos coactylis
  • Arctostaphylos media
  • Arctostaphylos officinalis
  • Arctostaphylos procumbens
  • Arctostaphylos uva ursi
  • Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
  • Mairania uva-ursi
  • Uva-ursi buxifolia
  • Uva-ursi procumbens
  • Uvae ursi folium
  • Achelblätter
  • Achelkraut
  • Arberries
  • Arberry
  • Arbousier
  • Arbousier Traînant
  • Arbutus Uva-Ursi
  • Arctostaphylos
  • Arctostaphylos uva ursi (L.) Sprenge folium
  • Bear Berries
  • Bear Berry
  • Bear's Grape
  • Bearberries
  • Bearberry
  • Beargrape
  • Beredruif
  • Berry Leaves
  • Brockberry
  • Busserole
  • Bärenkraut
  • Bärentraube
  • Bärentraubenblätter
  • Common Bearberries
  • Common Bearberry
  • Coralillo
  • Crowberry
  • Dogberry
  • Enab Edhdhib
  • Faux Buis
  • Feuille de Busserole
  • Feuille de Raisin D'ours
  • Folia Artostaphyli
  • Folia Garjubae
  • Folia Uvae-Ursi
  • Folia Vaccinil Ursi
  • Foxberry
  • Gayuba
  • Herba Garjubae
  • Hog Cranberry
  • Hogberries
  • Hogberry
  • Hojas de Gayuba
  • Kinnikinnick
  • Leesikas
  • Lisc Maçznicy
  • Manzanita
  • Mealyberry
  • Medvescölölevel
  • Moosebeerenblätter
  • Mountain Box
  • Mountain Cranberries
  • Mountain Cranberry
  • Petit Buis
  • Pinemat Manzanita
  • Ptarmigan Berry
  • Raisin D'ours
  • Raisin de Renard
  • Raisin d’Ours Commun
  • Red Bearberries
  • Red Bearberry
  • Redberries
  • Redberry
  • Rockberries
  • Rockberry
  • Sagackhomi
  • Sagochomi
  • Sandberries
  • Sandberry
  • Sandblätter
  • Upland Cranberry
  • Uva del Oso
  • Uva Ursi Extract
  • Uvae Ursi Folium
  • Uvaursina
  • Uwaurushi
  • Wolfsbeerenblätter

What is this product used for?

No information from medical studies supports the use of this product for any health problem.

What are the precautions when taking this product?

  • Always check with your doctor before you use a natural product. Some products may not mix well with drugs or other natural products.

  • This product may interfere with some lab tests. Be sure to talk with your doctor about this and all drugs you are taking.

  • Do not use this product if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant soon. Use birth control you can trust while taking this product.

  • Do not use this product if you are breastfeeding.

  • Do not use this product if you have kidney problems.

  • Do not use this product with foods or drugs that increase the acid in your urine. These include products like fruit juices, ascorbic acid (vitamin C; Chew-C), or methenamine hippurate (Hiprex).

  • Take extra care and check with your doctor if you have:

    • Kidney problems

    • Liver problems

What should I watch for?

  • Upset stomach

  • Urine may be green or dark brown in color

  • Red, warm skin or flushing

  • Rash

  • White or dark discoloration of skin

When do I need to call the doctor?

  • Signs of a very bad reaction. These include wheezing; tightness in the chest; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Go to the ER right away.

  • Very bad throwing up

  • Very bad belly pain

  • Difficulty breathing

  • Vision changes

  • Ringing in the ears

  • Seizures

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