Uva Usi has been used for centuries to help to those with kidney stones and UTI’s. It is excellent for soothing bladder, promotes wound healing, anti inflammatory,reduces uric acid build up, anti aging, alleviating arthritis, and diarrhea.
Uva ursi's tough leather leaves are nearly impervious to water, the best method is to soak overnight, then bring to a boil and simmer 30 minutes. Start with 3 cups of water this amount will reduce to about 2 cups during the boiling process.
Short term use only, no more than two weeks at a time, no more than 5 times a year. Not for children, pregnant or nursing women. Those with with severe liver or kidney disease should not use it