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Vaccinium myrtillus or Bilberry, is a subshrub, found in acid and siliceous soils. It grows in the mountainous regions of Northern and Central Europe, between 400 and 500 metres in altitude. The leaves are light green and ovoid, and grow alternately. Its flowers are bell-shape and pinkish white, and produce purple berries.
- Ophthalmic: prevention and treatment of ophthalmic conditions including macular degeneration (wet and dry), diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and cataracts
- Cardiovascular: Varicose veins, atherosclerosis, venous insufficiency, capillary weakness, hemorrhoids
- Digestive: Acute, non-specific diarrhea in children and adults, spasmodic colitis
- Uro-genital: Urinary tract infections- cystitis/nephritis
- Antiviral: herpes, influenza
- Metabolic: normalises blood sugar levels in diabetes
- ↑ Ledoux, Frank and Gueniot, Gerard.(2012)Phytembryotherapy: The Embryo of Gemmotherapy, Editions Amyris. Spain.
- ↑ Dr. Reckeweg (2012)Product Catalog, Bio Lonreco. Quebec.