- What other names is Lingonberry known by?
- What is Lingonberry?
- How does Lingonberry work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Lingonberry.
Lingonberry is used for urinary tract problems including irritation, kidney stones, and infections. It is also used for increasing urine production (as a diuretic).
Other uses include treating gout, arthritis, and infections caused by viruses.
Lingonberry leaves are sometimes used as a substitute for bearberry (uva ursi) leaves.
Possibly Effective for...
- Urinary tract infections (UTIs). ). Research suggests that drinking 50 mL of a beverage that contains cranberry and lingonberry daily for 6 months can reduce the risk of recurrent UTIs in women and the number of UTIs in girls 3-12 years-old.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Urinary tract irritation.
- Kidney stones.
- Increasing urine production (as a diuretic).
- Other conditions.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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