Used in herbal medicine to help slow the progression of disorders of the eye, such as diabetic and hypertensive retinopathy, and macular degeneration.
Bilberry has antioxidant properties. As well as being used to treat disorders of the eye, it is also used to help relieve symptoms related to non-complicated chronic venous insufficiency (CVI), such as swelling, heaviness and tingling of the legs.
During World War II, bilberry jam was reportedly consumed by RAF pilots to improve their night vision.
Each tablet contains: Vaccinium myritillus (Bilberry) fruit: 6 g