Uva ursi

Uva ursi

Name: Uva ursi

Latin name: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi

Family:  Ericaceae

Parts Used: leaves

Taste: Astringent, bitter, slightly pungent, sweet, 

Energetics: Cooling, drying, astringent

Key actions: Antimicrobial, astringent, antiseptic, anodyne

Uva ursi supports the body’s natural response to inflammation and provides antiseptic properties. She has an affinity for the female reproductive system; tonifying, tightening, and strengthening lax tissue.
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