Cranberry Extract for Bladder Infections
|Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon)||Darrell Miller||05/19/05|
May 19, 2005 10:34 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Subject: Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon)
| 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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