Uva Ursi Leaf Organic Powder by Starwest Enjoy a health benefiting cup of herbal tea. Make a potent liquid extract or tincture for easy dosing. Great for making a poultice! Enjoy a relaxing therapeutic bath.
Starwest Botanicals

Uva Ursi Leaf Powder Organic 1lb

$23.75

Herbal Information on Uva Ursi  in Powder Form

Common Name:  Uva Ursi, Mountain Cranberry, Red Bearberry, Bear's Grape, Hog Cranberry

Botanical Name: Arctostaphylos uva ursi

Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product

Package Size:  One Pound (1lb)

Form:  Powder, Organic

Dosage: Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.

Origin: Croatia

Brand:  Starwest Botanicals

Cautions:  Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Do not use for long periods of time. The high tannin content of the herb could precipitate alkaloid drugs, and bind iron or other metal ions. Foods or drugs that produce an acidic urine could presumably reduce the urinary antimicrobial effects of uva ursi, while alkanization of the urine would enhance this effect.

California Prop 65

 

Naturally Occurring Components:  Tannins, hyperoside, monotropein and triterpenes, glucoside Arbutin

Additional Information on Uva Ursi

Benefits of Uva Ursi

  • The diuretic action which is largely absorbed unchanged and is excreted by the kidneys
  • During its excretion, Arbutin exercises an antiseptic effect on the urinary mucous membrane
  • Used in inflammatory diseases of the urinary tract
  • Used by Native Americans because of its antiseptic properties

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Check out our How to Use Bulk Herbs page to see how to use herbs correctly. Our web page is constantly expanding, as of today we have articles on:

  • How to make salves, poultice, tinctures, teas, capsules, gargles, and foot bathes
  • How to make a citrus facial splash
  • Cayenne pepper: Caterpillar and aphid spray ( Natural insect repellent )
  • Citrus potpourri basket. 

How to use herbs - leaves, roots, berries, bark, rhizomes, seeds

 

About Starwest Botanicals Quality Control

Starwest Botanicals validated quality assurance testing includes: 
• Organoleptic testing to ensure proper appearance, color, aroma and flavor. 
• Microscopic and Macroscopic inspection for foreign matter.
• HPTLC for identification, to verify purity and authenticity. 
• ICP-MS heavy metal analysis.
• Microbiology testing for pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella.
• Chemical analyses for moisture content, volatile oil, ash and acid insoluble ash.

Audits all suppliers yearly to assure they meet our GMP requirements

 

Laboratory Analysis

Samples are retained from all shipments are thoroughly tested and compared to our extensive reference library of dried herbs and botanicals to verify authenticity. All lot samples are kept for five years and can be traced for verification.

Starwest Botanicals utilizes not only their in-house laboratory, but also independent labs and consultants to guarantee their analyses are complete. Testing includes organoleptic analysis for aroma, color, flavor and texture. Physical testing involves moisture, volatile oil content, heavy metals, microbiology, thin layer chromatography, and other tests specific to each herb

 

References:

http://umm.edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/uva-ursi

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    Herbal Information on Uva Ursi  in Powder Form

    Common Name:  Uva Ursi, Mountain Cranberry, Red Bearberry, Bear's Grape, Hog Cranberry

    Botanical Name: Arctostaphylos uva ursi

    Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product

    Package Size:  One Pound (1lb)

    Form:  Powder, Organic

    Dosage: Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.

    Origin: Croatia

    Brand:  Starwest Botanicals

    Cautions:  Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Do not use for long periods of time. The high tannin content of the herb could precipitate alkaloid drugs, and bind iron or other metal ions. Foods or drugs that produce an acidic urine could presumably reduce the urinary antimicrobial effects of uva ursi, while alkanization of the urine would enhance this effect.

    California Prop 65

     

    Naturally Occurring Components:  Tannins, hyperoside, monotropein and triterpenes, glucoside Arbutin

    Additional Information on Uva Ursi

    Benefits of Uva Ursi

    • The diuretic action which is largely absorbed unchanged and is excreted by the kidneys
    • During its excretion, Arbutin exercises an antiseptic effect on the urinary mucous membrane
    • Used in inflammatory diseases of the urinary tract
    • Used by Native Americans because of its antiseptic properties

     blue-bar1.jpg

    Check out our How to Use Bulk Herbs page to see how to use herbs correctly. Our web page is constantly expanding, as of today we have articles on:

    • How to make salves, poultice, tinctures, teas, capsules, gargles, and foot bathes
    • How to make a citrus facial splash
    • Cayenne pepper: Caterpillar and aphid spray ( Natural insect repellent )
    • Citrus potpourri basket. 

    How to use herbs - leaves, roots, berries, bark, rhizomes, seeds

     

    About Starwest Botanicals Quality Control

    Starwest Botanicals validated quality assurance testing includes: 
    • Organoleptic testing to ensure proper appearance, color, aroma and flavor. 
    • Microscopic and Macroscopic inspection for foreign matter.
    • HPTLC for identification, to verify purity and authenticity. 
    • ICP-MS heavy metal analysis.
    • Microbiology testing for pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella.
    • Chemical analyses for moisture content, volatile oil, ash and acid insoluble ash.

    Audits all suppliers yearly to assure they meet our GMP requirements

     

    Laboratory Analysis

    Samples are retained from all shipments are thoroughly tested and compared to our extensive reference library of dried herbs and botanicals to verify authenticity. All lot samples are kept for five years and can be traced for verification.

    Starwest Botanicals utilizes not only their in-house laboratory, but also independent labs and consultants to guarantee their analyses are complete. Testing includes organoleptic analysis for aroma, color, flavor and texture. Physical testing involves moisture, volatile oil content, heavy metals, microbiology, thin layer chromatography, and other tests specific to each herb

     

    References:

    http://umm.edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/uva-ursi

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