LINGONBERRY - dried herb - 1000g (1kg)
A perennial plant from the heather family. It occurs in temperate and cool zone throughout the northern hemisphere.
Slightly settling shrub, growing up to 15-25 cm tall, with rounded, delicately mossy twigs growing out of thick clumps. It has fruits as shiny berries, initially white-cream, reddening during ripening.
- lingonberry leaves contain glycosides: arbutine, methyl carbutin, erykolin; organic acids, catechin tannins, anthocyanins, vitamins: B1, B2, PP, C
- decoctions from the leaves show diuretic and disinfectant effects on the urinary tract - used for infection and inflammation of the urinary tract
- they have a gentle diuretic effect, causing an increase in the concentration of chlorine and sodium ions released from the body, as well as unnecessary metabolic products
- have anti-diarrheal activity - they are used to treat mild diarrhea
- they have antiseptic and astringent properties
- have a mild but long-lasting astringency on the mucous membranes of the gastrointestinal tract