Bilberry – vaccinium myrtillus. Bilberry extract is often used to prevent and treat eye disorders such as poor vision, cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration. The active anthocyanoside flavonoids in bilberry strengthen the integrity of eye tissue, improve circulation to the eyes and increase oxygen and energy levels in the eye. Bilberry extract is also employed to enhance circulation and blood vessel integrity throughout the body.
primary active(s): anthocyanosides (anthocyanidins)
contraindications: None noted.