Uva ursi (Arctostaphylos uva ursi)

Uva Ursi (Bearberry)

One of the most effective plants for with acute or chronic rejection ladder is uva ursi (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi). The name means "grapes of the bear" and refers to its unpleasant-tasting grape-like fruit. No one but a bear would want to eat it!

Uva ursi has been used since the earliest days of herbal medicine -- 13th century records show that it was used in Britain by the famous holistic Welsh physicians of Myddfai.

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