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Arctostaphylos uva ursi (Bearberry)

Rowan McOnegal

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Herbal medicine. Arctostaphylos uva ursi (Bearberry). Ericaceous plant, dark green small leaves with fleshy, bell-shaped small pink berry / flowers. Used as an astringent and diuretic. Bearberry leaves have been used as an aromatic in pipe tobacco while the fruit has been used in jam-making



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