Scientific Name:Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
Common Names:Uva ursi, mountain box, bear’s grape, kinnikinnick
Habitat:Bearberry grows throughout the Northern Hemisphere
Bearberry is often taken as a tea. This herb is commonly used to treat urinary tract infections and inflammation of the urinary tract. It has astringent, diuretic and antiseptic properties.
CAUTION:This Bearberry can be toxic in high doses. Never take it if you are pregnant or if you have kidney disease. Do not give Bearberry to children.