Uva Ursi Leaf - Kinnikinnik Herb
Uva Ursi Leaf,
Uva Ursi Leaf, also known as Kinnikinnik & bearberry, is used as a medicinal herb in herbal tea, Herbal tinctures and extracts. It also has a very strong background in rituals, the occult and various religions.
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Uva ursi is an evergreen shrub native to alpine forests in North America, Europe, Siberia and the Himalayas. The Uva Ursi berries are a favorite food for bears, hence the name "bearberry". The berries are not used medicinally, only the Uva ursi leaves.
The uva ursi leaf contains a wide variety of compounds and phytochemicals that have show antioxidant, astringent and antimicrobial properties. Arbutin, hydroquinone and tannins are believed to provide the main benefits of this amazing plant.
Native Americans have long used Uva Ursi as both a medicinal herb and a divine spiritual tool. Kinnikinnik is a traditional Native American smoking Blend made with Uva Ursi Leaves. It is used in pipes and burned in ceremony to respect the Gods.
The information we share on this website is based on research from books, the internet, research papers, and personal experience with native plants. The information contained in this website should not be considered medical advice. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness or disease. For diagnosis or treatment consult your physician.
As with any food, allergic reactions can also occur with herbs. If you are pregnant or breast feeding do not use this herb. Speak with a medical professional if you have any concerns or adverse reactions.