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Bilberry tincture to help maintain eye health

Bilberry tincture

From freshly harvested Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) leaves



Bilberry is a small shrub that grows abundantly in mountainous areas across Europe even up to the subarctic regions. They are difficult to cultivate, preferring acidic and nutrient poor soils, and the fruit are generally wild-harvested.


  • Helps maintain healthy vision
  • Rich in flavonoids and anthocyanins
  • Fresh herb extract

Benefits and features of A.Vogel Bilberry:

  • Helps maintain healthy vision
  • Rich in flavonoids and anthocyanins
  • Fresh herb extract

Bilberry fruit are smaller than that of the blueberry, darker in colour or nearly black with a hint of purple. The leaves resemble those of the myrtle, hence its Latin name of Vaccinium myrtillus. The leaves and stems are used in this fresh herb tincture.

Bilberry belongs to the plant genus known as Vaccinium with several other related species which look similar. Common names used for Bilberry include myrtle blueberry, winberry, windberry and whortleberry. In Ireland, bilberry is referred to as fraguhan. Tradition has it that the fruit is collected on the last Sunday in July when it is ripe – on Fraughan Sunday.

Ingredients:
Tincture of fresh Vaccinium myrtilllus (Bilberry) leaves and stems, extracted in alcohol 66%V/V)

Directions:
For oral use only.
Adults:
20 drops twice a day in a little water.
Children:
This product is not recommended for children. 

Do not exceed stated recommended daily dose.
Avoid during pregnancy or breastfeeding.
Keep out of reach and sight of children.

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