Herb: Bilberry


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Vaccinium myrtillus

Parts Used: The Entire Plant

Phytochemicals: Anthocyanosides, beta-carotene, caffeic acid, caryophyllene, catechin, chlorogenic acid, ferulic acid, gallic acid, hyperoside, lutein, quercetin, quercetrin, ursolic acid, vanillic acid

Nutrients: Calcium, inositol, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, silicon, sulfur, zinc, vitamins B1, B2, B3, and C

Also known as the European Blueberry. It is related to the American Blueberry.

Known Uses for Bilberry:
  • Acts as an antioxidant
  • Acts as a diuretic
  • Acts as an urinary tract antisceptic
  • Keeps blood vessels flexible, allowing increased bloodflow
  • Helps control insulin levels
  • Helps strengthen connective tissue
  • Supports and strengthens collagen structures
  • Inhibits the growth of bacteria
  • Has anti-aging and anticarcinogenic effects
  • Useful for hypoglycemia, inflammation, stress, anxeity, night blindness, and cataracts
  • May help or prevent macular degeneration