Bearberry extract comes from the bearberry plant, also known as uva ursi (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi), is a low-growing plant native to Asia, Europe, and Central and North America. Bearberry gets its name from one of its biggest fans; bears love to eat the small red berries that grow on the shrub. “Uva ursi” means “grape of the bear” in Latin.Bearberry fruit (the berries) is poisonous to humans, but the leaves are loaded with health benefits. This bearberry extract is derived from uva ursi leaves. Bearberry extract (uva ursi) supports digestive health and contains vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, including vitamin A, manganese, iron, silicon, and selenium, all of which are essential for good health.* Bearberry extract may also help to promote healthy skin.** These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.