Ceai de merişor – Vitis idaei Folium

Ingredients: cranberry leaves – Vaccinium vitis-idea L. – cranberry, family Ericaceae.

Action: Diuretic, diarrheal, astringent, diaphoretic.

Application: traditionally in treating cystitis, kidney disease, gout, diarrhea.

Preparation: decoction. One half teaspoon of product in 250 ml boiling water for 5- 10 minutes, filter and drink at room temperature.

Administration: 2 cups / day.