Overview

Lingonberry is a plant. The leaves and berries are used to make medicine.

Lingonberry is used for urinary tract infections (UTIs), kidney stones, gout, and other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

In foods, lingonberry berries are used in jams, syrups, baked goods, and juice.

Lingonberry leaves are sometimes used as a substitute for bearberry (uva ursi) leaves. Don't confuse lingonberry for uva ursi, cranberry, or cramp bark.

How does it work ?

Lingonberry has chemicals that might help kill bacteria. It also contains chemicals that can help with inflammation (swelling).

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