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What is Bilberry Extract?
It is the dry extract of the European Blueberry (Vaccinium myrtillus: Myrtilli fructus).
For what, and how is Bilberry Extract used?
Its high levels of tannic acid, cinnamic acids, flavonols, anthocyanidins, and isoflavones make it highly beneficial to the eye.
Positive results have been noted in studies examining the effect of bilberry in pigmentary retinitis, diabetic and hypertensive retinopathy, retinal inflammation, macular degeneration, retinitis pigmentosa, glaucoma, cataract and night vision in normal subjects.
How much Bilberry Extract should I use?
The extract used for treating the eye should be standardized to contain around 25% anthocyanosides.
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This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|