Bilberry Fruit 60 mg 120 caps
Non-irradiated & ethylene oxide free herb
Bilberry fruit extract (vaccinium myrtillus) 60 mg
Standardized to contain 25% anthocyanosides, 15 mg
Other ingredients: Cellulose (plant origin) Beet Root Concentrate, Gelatin, Di Calcium Phosphate, Vegetable Magnesium Stearate, Silica.
Directions: For adults take one cap three to four times daily, preferably with meals or follow the advice of a health care professional. Cap may be opened and prepared as a tea or dispersed in any liquid desired.
Guaranteed free of Yeast, wheat, gluten, milk or milk derivatives, lactose, sugar, preservatives, soy, artificial flavor, sodium (less than 5 mg per serving).
Note: Pregnant and/or nursing mothers should consult a physician before using this or any other product.
Puriﬁed high-dose anthocyanoside oligomer administration improves nocturnal vision and clinical symptoms in myopia subjects
Researchers validated earlier studies that supplementation with billberry extract can be helpful for night vision in people who are nearsighted. There are other studies that contradict this finding.
British Journal of Nutrition (2005;93:895–9)
Bilberry Extract and Diabetic Retinal Abnormalities
Patients with visible retinal abnormalities improved with bilberry extract 2x daily (79%) compared to controls (0% improvements).
Perossini, et al. Ann Ottalmol Clin Ocul 1987
Dietary supplementation with bilberry extract prevents macular degeneration and cataracts in senesce-accelerated OXYS rats
Researchers found that the flavonoids of bilberry reduced cataracts and macular degeneration in rats - the controls had more than 70% of these conditions, the test rats had none.
Adv Gerontol. 2005;16:76-9.
Bilberry, Vitamin E & Catarct Formation
In one study bilberry and vitamin E stopped cataract development in 97% of patients without side effects.
Ann Ottalmol Clinical Ocul. 115 (1989): 109
Protective Effects of Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus L.) Extract against Endotoxin-Induced Uveitis in Mice
Mice with uveitis treated with bilberry extract had increased antioxidant levels in blood and improved blood levels of vitamin E, glutathione, peroxidase and superoxide dismutase.
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, March 2010