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bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus)

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bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) fruits

« Bilberry is the European blueberry and it is simply a magical plant. It has the highest anthocyanin - a high potent antioxidant - levels compared to other types of berries »

Common name(s): bilberry, European blueberry, wimberry, whortleberry
Family: Ericaceae
Origin:  Northern Europe
Parts used:  fruits, leaves
Constituents:  flavonols (quercetin, catechins), tannins, ellagitannins, phenolic acids, anthocyanins, flavonoids, hydroquinone, oleanolic acid, neomyrtillin, sodium, tannins, ursolic acidresveratrol, vitamins, minerals (calcium, copper, iron, potassium, manganese, magnesium, zinc, phosphorus)
Therapeutic actions: antioxidant, cardioprotective, anti-inflammatory, genoprotective, hypoglycemic, antimicrobial, neuroprotective, antitumorigenic
Organs or systems affected: eyes, cardiovascular system, gastrointestinal system, skin, liver, kidneys
Main medicinal uses:
  • improves vision
  • treats diarrhea
  • regulates circulation
  • lowers bad cholesterol
  • helps reduce menstrual cramps
  • promotes liver and kidney health
Counterindications: While generally safe to consume in normal daily amounts in herbal teas and food, bilberry may interfere with blood-thinning or diabetes medication. Care is advised. Consult with your doctor before consuming.


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