What Is Bilberry Extract (Vaccinium uliginosum)?
Bilberry extract is derived from a small, dark-blue berry, similar to a blueberry, that forms on a low-growing shrub (Vaccinium uliginosum). It is related to the blueberry and cranberry and is also known as bog huckleberry, bog whortleberry, or northern blueberry. Native to most of the Northern hemisphere, it’s been used since the Middle Ages.
Bilberry Extract (Vaccinium uliginosum) Benefits
Bilberry extract is loaded with antioxidants and can have up to four times as much anthocyanin content as blueberries. These powerful antioxidants help promote overall health and well-being.† Bilberry extract may also help maintain healthy glucose levels and support healthy vision.†
- Loaded with antioxidants
- May help maintain healthy glucose levels†
- Contributes to heart & cardiovascular health†
- Supports healthy vision†
- Promotes overall health & well-being†