European Bilberry Fruit Powder Extract

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Many age-related problems common to the eyes are caused by compromised circulation. Bilberry extracts have antioxidative properties that not only are neuroprotective,1,5 but they also help suppress photooxidative processes and have been shown to improve microcapillary circulation.2-4 The anthocyanins content of bilberry may be especially beneficial for nighttime visual acuity.6-7

Note: Unlike the other vegetable and juice powder extracts on the site, it is highly recommended that the Bilberry powder be put in a blender with your liquid of choice, as  the natural sugars make it harder to dissolve.

  1. European Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus)
  2. Mol Nutr Food Res. 2009 Jul;53(7):869-77.
  3. Clin Chem.2011 Nov;57(11):1524-33.
  4. Arzneimittelforschung. 1991 Sep;41(9):905-9.
  5. 2000 Jul;49(7):880-5.
  6. NeuroToxicology 28 (2007) 93–100.
  7. J Med Food.2012 Sep;15(9):818-23.
    Lab Invest.2012 Jan;92(1):102-9.

 

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Description

European Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus)

 Nutrients of European Bilberry Extract:

Protein

Minerals: Boron, Bromine, Calcium, Copper, Chromium, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Niacin, Potassium, Phosphorus, Selenium, Thiamin, Zinc

Vitamins: Vitamin C, Inositol, Lutein, Riboflavin

Flavonoid Glycosides: Delphinidin, Cyanidin, Petunidin, Peonidin, Malvidin, Quercetin-3-Glucuronide, Hyperoside

Polyphenols: Catechin, Epicatechin, Tannins

Flavonoids: Quercetin, Hyperoside, Quercitrin

Phenolic Acids: Caffeic, p-Hydroxybenzoic, Protocatechuic, Melilotic

Phytochemicals: Pectins, Iridoids, Anthocyanosides, Arbutin, Astragalin, Delphinidin, Delphinidin-3-Monoglucoside, Delphinid-5-Monoglycoside, Delphinidin-3-Rhamnoglycoside, Dihydroxycinnamic-Acid, Ferulic-Acid

Bilberry Extract Powder may support:

May support and protect healthy vision*

May support healthy blood sugar levels*

May support a healthy inflammation response* 

May support healthy nervous and circulatory systems*

May support a healthy urinary tract* 

References:

1. Anderhuber, R. 1991. Vaccinium myrtillus . Aust J Med Herbalism 3: 13-14

2. Azar, M., E. Verette, S. Brun. 1987. Identification of some phenolic compounds in bilberry juice Vaccinium myrtillus. J Food Sci 52(5):1255-1257

3. Barrette, E.P. 1999. Bilberry fruit extract for night vision. Alternative Medicine Alert’ 2(2):20-21

4. Bone, K. and M. Morgan. 1997. Bilberry””The Vision Herb. MediHerb Professional Review 59:1-4

5. Bravetti, G. 1989. Preventive medical treatment of senile cataract with vitamin E and anthocyanosides: clinical evaluation. Ann Ottalmol Clin Ocul 115:109

6. Cluzel, C., P. Bastide, P. Tronche. 1969. [Phosphoglucomutase and glucose-6-phosphatase activities of the retina and anthocyanoside extracts from Vaccinium myrtillus (study in vitro and in vivo )] [In French]. C R Seances Soc Biol Fil 163(1):147-150

7. Colantuoni, A., S. Bertuglia, M.J. Magistretti, L. Donato. 1991. Effects of Vaccinium myrtillus anthocyanosides on arterial vasomation. Arzneimforsch 41(9):905-909.

8. Cunio, L. 1993. Vaccinium myrtillus . Aust J Med Herbalism 5(4):81-85

9. Ferretti, C., M.J. Magistretti, A. Robotti, P. Ghi, E. Genazzani. 1988. Vaccinium myrtillus anthocyanosides are inhibitors of cAMP and cGMP phosphodiesterases. Pharm Res Comm 20(11):150

10. Jayle, G.E. et al. 1965. [Study concerning the action of anthocyanoside extracts of Vaccinium Myrtillus on night vision] [In French]. Ann Ocul (Paris) 198(6):556-562

11. Lietti, A., A. Cristoni, M. Picci. 1976. Studies on Vaccinium myrtillus anthocyanosides. I. Vasoprotective and antiinflammatory activity. Arzneimforsch 26(5):829-832

12. Morazzoni, P. and E. Bombardelli. 1996. Vaccinium myrtillus L. Fitoterapia 67(1):3-29

13. Pennarola, R. et al. 1980. The therapeutic action of the anthocyanosides in microcirculatory changes due to adhesive-induced polyneuritis. Gazz Med Ital 139:485-491

14. Perossini, M. et al. 1987. Diabetic and hypertensive retinopathy therapy with Vaccinium myrtillus anthocyanosides (Tegens): Double blind placebo controlled clinical trial. Ann Ottalmol Clin Ocul 113:1173

15. Regtop, H. 1998. Age related macular degeneration. Aust J Med Herbalism 10(2):38-45

16. Bao L, Yao XS, Tsi D, Yau CC, CHia CS, Nagai H, Kurihara H. Protective effects of bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus L.) extract on KBr03-induced kidney damage in mice. J Agric Food Chem. 2008;56(2):420-5.

17. Bell DR, Gochenaur K. Direct vasoactive and vasoprotective properties of anthocyanin-rich extracts. J Appl Physiol. 2006 Apr;100(4):1164-70.

18. Bomser J, Madhavi DL, Singletary K, et al. In vitro anti-cancer activity of fruit extracts from Vaccinium species. Planta Med. 1996;62:212-216.

19. Burdulis D, Ivanauskas L, Jakstas V, Janulis V. Analysis by anthocyanin content in bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus L.) fruit crude drugs by high-performance liquid chromatography method. Medicina. 2007;43(7):568-74.

20. Cignarella A, Nastasi M, Cavalli E, et al. Novel lipid-lowering properties of Vaccinium myrtillus L. leaves, a traditional antidiabetic treatment, in several models of rat dyslipidaemia: a comparison with ciprofibrate. Thromb Res. 1996;84(5):311-322.

21. Granfeldt YE, Bjorck IM. A bilberry drink with fermented oatmeal decreases postprandial insulin demand in young healthy adults. Nutr J. 2011;10:57.

22. Head KA. Natural therapies for ocular disorders, part two: cataracts and glaucoma. Altern Med Rev. 2001;6(2):141-166.

23. Kramer JH. Anthocyanosides of Vaccinium myrtillus (bilberry) for night vision — a systematic review of placebo-controlled trials. Surv Ophthalmol. 2004 Nov-Dec;49(6):618.

24. Laplaud PM, Lelubre A, Chapman MJ. Antioxidant action of Vaccinium myrtillus extract on human low density lipoproteins in vitro: initial observations. Fundam Clin Pharmacol. 1997;11(1):35-40.

25. Magistretti NJ, Conti M, Cristini A. Antiulcer activity of an anthocyanidin from Vaccinium myrtillus. Arzneim-Forsch. 1988;38:686-690.

26. Maatta-Riihinen KR, Kahkonen MP, Torronen AR, et al. Catechins and procyanidins in berries of vaccinium species and their antioxidant activity. J Agric Food Chem. 2005 Nov 2;53(22):8485-91.

27. Muth ER, Laurent JM, Jasper P. The effect of bilberry nutritional supplementation on night visual acuity and contrast sensitivity. Altern Med Rev. 2000;5(2):164-173.

28. Puupponen-Pimia R, Nohynek L, Ammann S, Oksman-Caldentey KM, Buchert J. Enzyme-assisted processing increases antimicrobial and antioxidant activity of bilberry. J Agric Food Chem. 2008;56(3):681-8.

Additional information

Weight .5 lbs
Dimensions 2 × 2 × 4 in
Size

2.11, 3.17, 4.23 oz., 4.24 oz, 44 lbs, 5 lbs, 5 lbs., 55 lbs, 55 lbs., 8 oz, Size, x 55 lbs.

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