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Bilberry

Description

Bilberry is a perennial shrub native to Northern Europe, Northern America, and Canada. The plant produces a berry similar to the American Blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum), but the species myrtillus is more densely concentrated in the antioxidant pigments, and is a smaller fruit. There are other differences; bilberries have dark blue, strongly fragrant flesh, while American blueberries have white, mildly fragrant flesh; the bilberries grow as single fruit on low bushes,…

 

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Products Containing Bilberry

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    Ocular Formula*

    Promotes healthy vision*

    Our eyes rely on antioxidants to protect against the oxidative damage that occurs daily.* Ocular Formula* promotes healthy vision while supporting normal eye function.* With naturally occurring antioxidants such as Anthocyanins from Bilberry, Proanthocyanidins from Grape seed, and Carotenoids like Lutein and Astaxanthin, Ocular Formula* is a nutritional powerhouse for the eyes.*

    Herbs:  Bilberry, Grape

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