JustIngredients Trade Uva Ursi Leaves, (Bear Berry)

Uva Ursi Leaves, (Bear Berry)

Product Code: 09UV

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Must be infused in boiling water prior to consumption.

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Product: Uva Ursi Leaves (Bear Berry)

Latin Name: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi syn. Arctostaphylos officinalis, Arbutus uva-ursi, Uva-ursi procumbens.

Plant Family: Ericaceae

Other Names: Common Bearberry, Bears Grape, Kinnikinnick, Pinemat Manzanita, Mountain Box, Mountain Cranberry & Uva del Oso.

Description: Uva ursi is a low growing, procumbent, woody evergreen shrub native to Europe and now naturalised in most parts of the Northern hemisphere that grows to a height of 5-30cm. The leaves are 1.5-3cm in length, alternate, obovate, glossy dark green in colour on the upper surface, paler green on the underside. Clusters of ‘urn’ shaped flowers form in bract axils, the flowers are 5mm in length and pale pink to white in colour. The fruits are approximately 7-10mm in diameter, bright red in colour and waxy looking.

For ingredient and allergen information, please see the product specification, available to download from the technical tab


The leaves contain tannin and can be used as a tea substitute; the leaves can also furnish a browny-yellow dye. It is used in the cosmetics industry as an astringent and as a skin lightener.

Shelf Life

Shelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.

Technical Information

Product Specification

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