why is cranberry juice said to be a good medicine for UTI?

@dubaimt (273)
United Arab Emirates
February 21, 2007 8:00am CST
i have always heard that cranberry juice is a good medicine for UTI as well as, they say, the diet juice. why is that? is there any strong component that this fruit have? please enlighten me on this. thanks!
1 response
@andiwpd (142)
• United States
21 Feb 07
cranberry juice is high in acid, the acid cleans bacteria from your bladder. you just have to make sure its 100% cranberry juice, not the cocktail. its mostly sugar.
@dubaimt (273)
• United Arab Emirates
21 Feb 07
aaaahh, i see... wouldnt there be any posing problem if i drink lots of it? is there a certain amount per day to take it? thanks!