A Long History of Vision Support With Bilberry
Bilberry is a European berry much similar to the blueberry or huckleberry found in the United States. The use of bilberry goes back centuries with medicinal usage recorded as early as the 16th century.
Bilberry’s most recent usage was during World War II. It is believed the US and British pilots started eating bilberries as part of their diet. They soon discovered a marked improvement in their night vision as they flew missions over Europe.
Vitabase Bilberry Extract Supports Eye Health With Flavinoids
In depth research has shown the specific important substances in bilberry and confirmed their benefits for vision and circulatory system health. Bilberry is rich in a substance called flavonoids, also known as polyphenols. Bilberry’s flavonoids are anthocyanosides that aid microcirculation throughout the body.
Research has shown delicate blood vessels supplying the retina of the eye is where this effect is particularly noticeable. Major functions of vision occur in the retina.
Why Should You Take Bilberry?
Bilberry, as a supplement, plays a major role in improving eye health. Bilberry is a common treatment for different varieties of retinopathy, a disorder in which the intricate blood vessels and nerves of the retina are damaged. Bilberries are used in France and have been prescribed since 1945 for a major cause of blindness in diabetics called diabetic retinopathy.
Numerous studies have documented bilberry’s usefulness as a medicinal herb. One study concluded that bilberry extract used in conjunction with vitamin E prevented the progression of cataracts in 96% of patients suffering from cataracts.
Bilberry has been used in support for glaucoma, macular degeneration, eye fatigue, poor night vision, and nearsightedness.
Make Sure Your Bilberry Is a Standardized Extract
Our standardized Bilberry Extract is meticulously manufactured under strict European quality-control standards without the use of harsh solvents. It is extracted to provide an optimal level of 25% naturally occurring anthocyanidins.
Additionally, it contains a full spectrum of components as they occur naturally in fresh whole bilberries. Red grape skin extract and citrus bioflavonoids work synergisticlally to enhance the proven benefits of bilberry.
- As a dietary supplement, adults take one (1) capsule, one (1) or two (2) times daily with meals, or as directed by a health professional. Store in a cool, dry place and away from direct light.
Serving Size: 1 Capsule
Servings Per Container: 60
Amount Per Serving
Contains No Added: sugar, salt, dairy, yeast, wheat, corn, soy, preservatives, artificial colors or flavors.