Bilberry Fruit 2000mg

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There no commercial crops of Bilberry in Europe due to the fruit delicate nature, they are mostly harvested from the wild making them a very sort after commodity.


  • This high-quality bilberry extract supplement is manufactured in England to European standards. Each capsule contains 2000mg of bilberry extract in a rapidly releasing capsule.

    Bilberry Benefits

    Probably one of the most famous bilberry uses comes from World War II when it was said that RAF pilots were fed bilberry jam to support their night vision.

    A nice story but sadly unfounded, however, there is a certain amount of evidence that establishes bilberry supports to eye conditions.

    What Are Bilberries?

    The Bilberry is a fruit that grows wild extensively in England, throughout Europe, subarctic Asia and western America. Bilberry is the name given to a group of plants that are closely related to the blackberry.

    In the UK bilberries are known by many different names, some of them very regionalised, here are a few of the plant's more famous names; windberry, wimberry, myrtle blueberry and fraughan.


    Bilberry Cultivation

    Industrial bilberry crops are virtually nonexistent. The berries appear sparsely on the plant; the bilberry is extremely delicate and, therefore, near impossible to harvest with machinery. They can be harvested with a berry picking rake; this is about as technologically advanced as bilberry picking gets.
    In Sweden, bilberries grow wild on approximately 20% of the land. In Switzerland, it is everyman's right to pick and eat bilberries wherever they grow.

    Bilberries V Blueberries

    The bilberry is distinctly different from the blueberry, being entirely different spices of a plant. However, the plants are very closely related, and bilberries are easily confused with blueberries. In North America, the Bilberry is also known as the Huckleberry or wild blueberry.

    The bilberry fruit is smaller than a blueberry but has a much fuller rounded flavour. The berries grow in pairs on the bilberry plant, as oppose to growing in clusters on the blueberry plant.

    The pulp of the bilberry fruit is deep red or purple, and blueberries tend to be light green. When appearing on the bush bilberries appear black in colour, or sometimes an extremely dark shade of purple, whereas blueberries are a much lighter shade of purple or dark blue.

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  • Take ONE capsule twice daily

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    We are happy to answer questions relating to the origins of our products or the manufacturing processes they have undergone, but we are unable to provide any medical advice of any kind whatsoever.

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