Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon)

Definition:Cranberry has astringent applications for the urinary tract and is a traditional remedy for bladder infections and kidney-related disorders. It is a natural diuretic and urinary antiseptic agent.
Applications:Bladder infections, fever, and urinary tract infections.
Scientific Updates:Recent research suggests that cranberry juice may help fight urinary infections which are caused by certain bacteria. Complementary Agents: Burdock, parsley, uva ursi, juniper berry, goldenrod, marshmallow, alfalfa, corn silk, vitamin C, bioflavonoids, proanthocyanidins, vitamin A, zinc and bee pollen.

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