These winter berries may repair and restore all aspects of the respiratory tract. Cranberry properties may go directly to the lymphatic fluids and kidneys and increase alkalinity which increases fluid exchange and urine output. In turn old, acidic liquids are pushed out of lymph nodes and into the urine for elimination, increasing circualtion and eliminating swelling,, inflammation, tender skin, and cold extremities. Other phytoceutical properties of cranberry may keep bacteria from sticking to the walls of lungs, lymph, kidneys and bladder making them effective for respiratory and broncial infections, kidney and UTI diseases, and bladder infection, interstitial cystitis, and urinary inflammation. Women are more prone to urinary infections due to a shorter urethra and bladder being closer to the source of urine bacteria, however, both men and women are susceptible. Cranberry extract may be more effective than commercial cranberry juices and when combined with ABF formula is powerful healing for kidney and bladder infections.