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Viridian Bilberry with Eyebright, 90 vegi caps

Product Code: 867V

£26.80

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Viridian Bilberry with Eyebright

Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus)

EYE PROTECTOR - Bilberry extracts are rich in a flavonoid known as anthocyanoside, which exerts potent effects primarily through improving blood flow and the delivery of oxygen to the eye. The potent antioxidant effects of Bilberry also protect the eyes from free-radical damage, the causative factor involved in the development of cataracts and macular degeneration. The collagen protecting effects of bilberry also play a significant role in prevention and treatment of glaucoma.

CIRCULATORY TONIC - Clinical studies have shown good results in the treatment of various circulatory problems through reduced capillary fragility, improving collagen stability, and restoring connective tissue that surround the veins. Reduction in platelet aggregation has also been noted in those using bilberry extracts. This offers benefits in reducing the risk of atherosclerosis and clot formation.

BLOOD SUGAR LOWERING - The anthocyanoside myrtillin, found in bilberry, exerts hypoglycaemic effects with even a single dose exerting beneficial effects lasting several weeks.

ANTI-INFLAMMATORY - Anthocyanosides and other flavonoid compounds found in bilberry prevent the release of inflammatory chemicals such as leukotrienes, histamine and prostaglandins.

Directions: As a food supplement, take one capsule daily with water at mealtimes or as directed by your healthcare professional.

Dosage - One to three capsules daily.

Potential applications - Eye disorders, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, cataract, glaucoma, poor vision, light adaptation, sinusitis, catarrh, elevated cholesterol or triglycerides, gastric ulcer, varicose veins, capillary fragility.

Known contraindications - None noted

Interactions - None noted

Useful links - Eye Health - beta carotene complex, antioxidants, vitamin E, pycnogenol/grape seed extract, zinc complex, EFAs. Catarrh - oregon grape root, elderberry, garlic, pycnogenol/grape seed extract.

Note: Since the middle ages, Eyebright has been a popular herbal eyewash. In Milton's epic poem "Paradise Lost," the archangel Michael uses Eyebright to restore the health of Adam's eyes. However, eyebright is only suitable for use as an eyewash when it is available as a stand-alone herb.

Ingredients
one vegetarian capsule provides:

Bilberry extract 4:1 - 175mg
Organic Eyebright powder - 150mg
Organic Bilberry fruit powder - 50mg
Standardised bilberry berry extract (25% anthocyanosides) - 25mg
Viridian bilberry extract, organic alfalfa, organic spirulina blend - 50mg
Vegetarian cellulose capsule - 100mg