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Bearberry mother tincture

Bearberry

Uva ursina is a plant frequently used in phytotherapy due to its beneficial properties that mainly affect the urinary tract. The responsible for this effect on humans is a substance known as arbutin, present in large quantities in the areas of the plant, which for this reason are those usually used for the production of various products, including mother tincture. The bearberry, scientific name Arcostaphylus grape bears, is a small shrub plant belonging to the Ericaceae family, native to North America but now widely spread also in Canada, the Caucasus, Europe and Siberia. The climate indicated to her, therefore, is that of the mountain heights, where it can be found in the undergrowth and in the rocky areas. Usually its development does not exceed 30 cm in height. L’ bearberry blooms from May to June, but the leaves are the richest parts of active ingredients and therefore used to give life to the mother tincture. This plant owes its curious name to the fact that even bears are particularly fond of it and feed on its berries and its aerial parts when they meet bearberry on their way, also attracted by the bright colors: bearberry has leaves bright and fleshy, with very bright red berries. The berries are also edible for humans, but they have an intense and bitter taste that is not pleasant to everyone and, like the flowers, they do not contain particular beneficial substances: the parts rich in active ingredients and therefore exploited in phytotherapy are the leaves. but the leaves are the richest parts of active ingredients and therefore used to give life to the mother tincture. This plant owes its curious name to the fact that even bears are particularly fond of it and feed on its berries and its aerial parts when they meet the bearberry on its path, also attracted by the bright colors: the bearberry has leaves bright and fleshy, with very bright red berries. The berries are also edible for humans, but they have an intense and bitter taste that is not pleasant for everyone and, like flowers, they do not contain particular beneficial substances: the parts rich in active ingredients and therefore exploited in phytotherapy are the leaves. but the leaves are the richest parts of active ingredients and therefore used to give life to the mother tincture. This plant owes its curious name to the fact that even bears are particularly fond of it and feed on its berries and its aerial parts when they meet the bearberry on its path, also attracted by the bright colors: the bearberry has leaves bright and fleshy, with very bright red berries. The berries are also edible for humans, but they have an intense and bitter taste that is not pleasant for everyone and, like flowers, they do not contain particular beneficial substances: the parts rich in active ingredients and therefore exploited in phytotherapy are the leaves. This plant owes its curious name to the fact that even bears are particularly fond of it and feed on its berries and its aerial parts when they meet the bearberry on its path, also attracted by the bright colors: the bearberry has leaves bright and fleshy, with very bright red berries. The berries are also edible for humans, but they have an intense and bitter taste that is not pleasant for everyone and, like flowers, they do not contain particular beneficial substances: the parts rich in active ingredients and therefore exploited in phytotherapy are the leaves. This plant owes its curious name to the fact that even bears are particularly fond of it and feed on its berries and its aerial parts when they meet the bearberry on its path, also attracted by the bright colors: the bearberry has leaves bright and fleshy, with very bright red berries. The berries are also edible for humans, but they have an intense and bitter taste that is not pleasant for everyone and, like flowers, they do not contain particular beneficial substances: the parts rich in active ingredients and therefore exploited in phytotherapy are the leaves.

Beneficial properties


The beneficial properties of bearberry have been known since ancient times: this mountain plant has always been used to purify the urinary tract and treat related disorders, such as cystitis. Perhaps less known but still widely used in phytotherapy are the antiseptic properties of the plant, which in the past was also used as a purifying emetic. Hydroquinone, another substance strongly present in the plant, makes bearberry particularly effective against infections of the urinary tract and excretory system, with particular effectiveness against bacteria such as Escherichia coli and bacterial strains such as streptococcus: The assumption of the mother tincture of bearberry can therefore take place both for the treatment of specific ailments and for a purifying and rebalancing action excretory system. Bearberry is also rich in flavonoids, with antioxidant qualities, while tannins are the main responsible for the diuretic and anti-inflammatory properties of the plant.

Mother tincture of bearberry


The mother tincture of bearberry is the most widespread product made thanks to the leaves of this plant, rich in active phytocomplex useful for the protection of the urinary tract. The beneficial effects of bearberry mother tincture can be found right from the first administration, which allow to relieve pain and the continuous urge to urinate. Its beneficial properties are also exploited in slimming diets, as it counteracts water retention. The mother tincture of bearberry is usually immersed in a hydroalcoholic solution and marketed in the form of drops, practical to be taken, as needed, even several times a day. Alternatively, bearberry tablets are also commercially available, containing the dry extract obtained from the leaves, in this way able to fully preserve the phytocomplex of the plant and therefore guarantee the most full effectiveness. Being a preparation in an alcoholic solution, the intake involves diluting the drops in water, to dilute the effects of alcohol on the body.

Bearberry mother tincture: Use and contraindications


The intake of bearberry mother tincture should be regulated by your doctor as it causes side effects and interaction with other drugs. Due to its acidity, in fact, it can alter the effectiveness of other drugs. In sensitive individuals, this plant can cause allergic reactions otherwise the intake is not recommended only for pregnant and breastfeeding women and children under the age of ten. The product is not indicated even in the case of diseases related to the liver, as it is a medicine that can overload this organ, together with the kidneys. Usually the mother tincture of arsine grapes is taken for a limited period of time, sufficient to counteract the ongoing infection and reduce symptoms. The recommended doses may vary depending on the specific case, the patient’s disorders and characteristics, although in general it is possible to indicate thirty or forty drops as the dose for each intake, repeatable up to a maximum of three times a day. Smaller quantities may prove insufficient, while larger quantities may cause side effects including nausea and vomiting and interactions with other medicines. To avoid that the mother tincture of bearberry can inhibit the absorption of other drugs, it is advisable to take it two hours away from those of the other pharmacological products that must be taken during the day. Since the mother tincture drops are immersed in an alcoholic solution, the intake foresees their dilution to the

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