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Don't go out and grab large amounts of this fruit to
eat, you'll get diarrhea. Don't eat large amounts of the leaves, either. I get mine in capsule form.
Read labels! Be sure what you're getting is what you want to get. For Bilberry, ascertain that the capsules you're buying have the right amount of active properties, such as 10 milligrams of anthocyanosides.
Take two 475 milligram capsules of bilberry twice daily, or make a tea of 1 to 2 tablespoons of crushed bilberry fruit in one cup of boiling water, steeped for 10 - 15 minutes and strained.