Arctostaphylos uva ursi (kinnikinnick) is an evergreen shrub that primarily grows across Canada and the United States of America. Uva-Ursi gets its name from the Latin word for "bear's grape" because bears are known to be fond of the plants bright red berries.
Uva ursi is used primarily for Urinary Tract disorders, and in Germany it is actually an approved herbal treatment for bladder infections.
It might be! History suggests that arctostaphylos uva ursi extract was once used to treat kidney stones.
Uva ursi benefits for skin include its ability to hinder the harmful effects of UV radiation, and therefore prevent Skin from aging prematurely.
Uva ursi is thought to be safe for most adults when supplemented for a period of one month.
At the time of writing, no interactions had been found between arctostaphylos uva ursi leaf extract and Cranberry.