Bilberry, Vaccinium myrtillus also known as huckleberry, is in the same family, Vaccinium, as blueberries and cranberries and has many of the same properties.
Some health benefits may include:
Bilberries are loaded with potent antioxidants including flavanoids and anthocyanins (phytonutrients) which promote longevity and prevents lifestyle diseases. Prevents cancer and improves cholesterol metabolism. Anthocyanins fight free-radicals in the body which strengthen your overall circulatory health, reducing the formation of blood clots which are a leading cause of heart attacks and strokes.
It is well known and has been used for many thousands of years for its factor of improving eyesight, night vision and thus helps to prevent macular degeneration and overall visual health. As well as helping to reduce inflammation from rheumatoid arthritis, has diuretic effects, increases blood supply to nervous system, improves capillary function, helps to fight against urinary tract-infections and has anti-ulcer properties. It is known to strengthen the coronary arteries and prevents coronary blockages by fighting the accumulation of fats.
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