Uvae ursi folium


This is a summary of the scientific conclusions reached by the Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products (HMPC) on the medicinal uses of bearberry leaf. The HMPC conclusions are taken into account by EU Member States when evaluating applications for the licensing of herbal medicines containing bearberry leaf.

This summary is not intended to provide practical advice on how to use medicines containing bearberry leaf. For practical information about using bearberry leaf medicines, patients should read the package leaflet that comes with the medicine or contact their doctor or pharmacist.

Key facts

Latin name Uvae ursi folium
English common name Bearberry Leaf
Botanical name Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (L.) Spreng.
Therapeutic area
Urinary tract and genital disorders
F: Assessment finalised
Date added to the inventory
Date added to priority list
Outcome of European assessment
European Union herbal monograph


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