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manzanita:

see bearberrybearberry,
any plant of the northern and alpine genus Arctostaphylos of the family Ericaceae (heath family), especially A. uvaursi, a trailing evergreen sometimes cultivated as a ground cover. The small, leathery leaves yield a medicinal astringent and a dye.
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For kidney and urinary tract infections. Red polished bark, oval waxy leaves. Natural antibiotic that doesn't kill other things 16 aglyconesbasically hydraquinone bound to glucose molecule. Dry leaves and make tea, recommended to take 4x a day. Freezer speeds up cracking cells walls which helps release the constituents- can be ready in about 1/2 hour. Ice will crack cells walls very efficiently. Hydraquinones work best in an alkaline environment, so it's best to alkalize the urine by taking it with a little bit of baking soda or calcium citrate at same time as tea. Drink a cup of tea 3-4 times a day. It should clear up a UTI usually within a 2-3 day period, sometimes even in one day! The berries resemble little apples and are edible. Quite tart but good, both green or ripe. Manzanita is a bush, and Madrone is the tree version, which can grow up to 50 feet. Same qualities. Uva Ursi is a popular health store herb in the same family as manzanita, used for urinary condition, but has only 2 aglycones- manzanita has 16- much more powerful.
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He dropped down the rough, winding road through covered pasture, with here and there thickets of manzanita and vistas of open glades.
Michael, a prisoner in the bush, hanging head- downward in the manzanita from his loins squeezed in the fork, and struggling vainly, could not come to his defence.
Just about two yards above that manzanita bush an' a yard to the right," he finally concluded.
The man scratched his head perplexedly and looked a few feet up the hill at the manzanita bush that marked approximately the apex of the "V.
Many manzanitas, especially the sub-shrub and ground-cover types, would grow well in your partial sun exposure with a minimum of water.
Most manzanitas (Arctostaphylos species) grow into symmetrical domes or spheres without human assistance.
April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Manzanita Systems, an industry-leading developer of MPEG software solutions for digital television, VOD and OTT markets, is releasing enhanced versions of its flagship content multiplexing and analyzing solutions for broadcasters.
As highly regarded developers of MPEG multiplexing tools, we are delighted that Manzanita software will soon offer support for DTS-HD audio," says Brian Towne, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for DTS Inc.