It is generally called also; bearberry, topesquite, among others. This fruit, which is of Mexican origin. Its distribution is from the southern United States to the municipality of Veracruz. This tree is regularly found in mountainous regions and occurs in cold temperatures, in some areas of Mexico. MEDICINAL PROPERTIES: Anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, kidneys, urinary infections, vaginitis, urethritis, cystitis, prostatitis, astringents, diuretic, etc. TOXICITY: In excessive doses, it can cause vomiting, nausea, among others. It is not recommended for use without the consent of your doctor.