Properties: for medicinal purposes use the fruits and leaves of the plant. Preparations made from leaves are used as a diuretic, disinfectant and choleretic agent. Lingonberry leaves contain tannins, due to which preparations based on lingonberry leaves have anti-inflammatory and bactericidal effects on the body. Catechins contained in lingonberries strengthen capillaries and reduce their fragility. The leaves of the plant have astringent and antiseptic properties. Leaves are used in the treatment of gout, gastritis, liver, etc. Lingonberry leaves contain ascorbic acid, carotene, potassium and manganese salts, and organic acids such as acetic, malic, and citric.
Broth: it is used for urolithiasis. To prepare it, you will need 2 tablespoons of leaves and 1 cup of boiling water. All this is placed in an enameled dish and covered with a lid, put in a water bath for half an hour, cooled for about 10 minutes and filtered. What is left must be overcome. The volume obtained after the water bath, dilute another 200 ml of boiled water. Keep the broth for no more than two days, but in a cool place. Take such a decoction should be 2-3 times a day, 60–80 ml.