Ingredients Glossary

Bilberry

BilberryBotanical name: Vaccinium myrtillus

Alternative Names
Vaccinium angelosums Dulac
V. montanum Salisb

The modern use of Bilberry in the treatment of various visual disorders dates to World War II. Bilberry contains several compounds that have demonstrated biological activity. The main chemicals contained in Bilberry extract have been shown to be anthocyanins.

Functions:
Bilberry is typically used for maintenance of vision or as a source of antioxidant components such as anthocyanins.

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