Bilberry is a plant. The dried, ripe fruit and leaves are used. Bilberry is the richest natural sources of anthocyanin, which is an antioxidant that provides it the dark blue color. Along with anthocyanin, it also contains other phenolic components such as quercetin, tannins, pectin, and catechins. It also contains alkaloids, carbonic acids, and a range of vital nutrients including vitamins A, B1, B2, C, E, and K. The mineral treasure present in it chromium, manganese, zinc, and iron. Multi nutrient-rich bilberry is valuable in maintaining skin health. Natures Velvet* Bilberry Softgels are made from Pure Extract of Bilberries (Vaccinium myrtillus) fruit which is made at a GMP approved manufacturing facility.
Maintain Immunity Bilberry contains phenolic components which have also been found to help in maintaining Immunity. It is useful for the maintenance of eye health.
Rich in Antioxidants Anthocyanosides are plant pigments that have powerful antioxidant properties. The antioxidant power of bilberry makes it valuable multipurpose Benefits. The rich source of anthocyanosides is water-soluble. Multi nutrient-rich bilberry is valuable in maintaining skin health.s
- Is bilberry supplement safe? A. When taken by mouth, the dried, ripe fruit of bilberry is LIKELY SAFE for most people when eaten in typical food amounts. Bilberry fruit extracts are POSSIBLY SAFE when taken by mouth for medicinal uses for up to one year.
- How much bilberry should I take daily? A. The typical dose of the dried, ripe berries: 20-60 grams daily. People also drink a type of tea made from 5-10 grams (1-2 teaspoons) of the mashed berries. A dose of 160 mg of bilberry extract taken twice daily has been used in people with diseased retinas.
- What is bilberry supplement good for? A. Rich in antioxidants known as anthocyanins and polyphenols, bilberries have been used for medicinal purposes for conditions ranging from eye conditions to diabetes. Bilberry is often touted as a remedy for eye conditions such as glaucoma, cataracts, dry eyes, age-related macular degeneration, and retinitis pigmentosa.
- What vitamins are in bilberry? A. Bilberries contain vitamin C and phenolic acids and are an especially good source of anthocyanins, the powerful flavonoid antioxidant that gives red, purple, and blue fruits and vegetables their characteristic color. Anthocyanins are thought to be responsible for most of these berries' health benefits.
- Where is bilberry found? A. The bilberry plant is a low-growing shrub native to northern Europe, but is now also found in parts of North America and Asia. Bilberry is also known as European blueberry, whortleberry, huckleberry, and blaeberry.