Bilberries' are the little known European cousin of the blueberry and are constantly gaining a reputation amongst health professionals for their several health benefits. They're high in antioxidants, anthocyanosides and are packed with nutrients with a delicious taste.
The evidence of Bilberry's benefits as a herb are long, varied and have been shown in many clinical trials when it comes to treating eye disorders and maintaining clear vision in healthy individuals. Bilberry is a powerful anti-inflammatory and also a powerful antioxidant and has glucoquinine (lowers blood sugar levels).
Bilberries contain flavonoids called anthocyanosides that help in protecting the collagen structures in blood vessels of the eye. They are also used to treat eye problems such as Macular Degeneration, diabetic neuropathy and/or cataracts.
It is used to treat diarrhea, varicose veins and mucous membrane inflammation. This herb is also beneficial for the treatment of atherosclerosis. Further, it also helps in relieving pain and itching. They also play a vital role in curing combat skin ulcers on the legs.
A disease named Reynaud's which causes pain and numbness in the outer extremities (fingers, toes and nose) during winters, can reap some benefits from bilberry.
Bilberry also helps in improving circulation along the artery walls. This herb reduces inflammation, ease gastro-intestinal problems and gum problems that have been linked to heart disease. Diarrhea and mouth sores can also be treated by Bilberry. Bilberry has strong antiseptic properties that can help in relieving peptic ulcers, diabetes, fibrocystic diseases and painful menstruation.
As Bilberry consists of strong antioxidant composition, they can be considered as an excellent free radical scavenger, which helps to combat the cell damage that leads to premature aging and disease. However, recent discoveries need to be enhanced so that more benefits of Bilberry can be known. A research conducted for some more benefits of bilberry showed that they can also be used for treating menstrual cramps and treat stomach ulcers.
Bilberry can be considered as a unique gift of nature owing to the various benefits that it gives us. We at "VILBERRY" would like to reach out to the people with an urge to give them a superior life.