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Bilberry is a small fruit found in Europe‚ similar to blueberries but more difficult to grow and transport. Therefore‚ a supplement like Pure Encapsulations' Bilberry 160 mg is a far more convenient way to experience its benefits.
What is bilberry and why would you even want to use it? It contains anthocyanidins‚ which may help your eyes adjust to changes in light and darkness. This support for the rhodopsin-opsin pigment system promotes better vision by allowing your eyes to adjust to dimly lit spaces more easily‚ while also lessening stress and fatigue in the eyes. A common folk tale regarding bilberry extract's potential to support night vision claims that Royal Air Force pilots ate bilberry jam during World War II before night missions; while this turned out to be inaccurate‚ the reputation stuck.
In addition‚ bilberry extract may help maintain good vision and macular health as you get older. Its antioxidant properties also support the retina.
Finally‚ Bilberry 160 mg may work to support your veins. It can boost the levels of vitamin C in your cells‚ which promotes better integrity and strength of vascular walls. It also stimulates the body's production of connective ground substance tissue and collagen.
One vegetable capsule offers a potent 160-milligram dose of vaccinium myrtillus (bilberry) extract‚ which has been standardized to contain 25% anthocyanoside pigment. It also provides fat-soluble vitamin C to further promote absorption.
Each bottle of Bilberry 160 mg by Pure Encapsulations contains 120 capsules. At the recommended dosage of one to four capsules daily (with meals‚ in divided doses)‚ a bottle should last from one to four months.
Pure Encapsulations seeks to formulate and manufacture high-quality‚ hypoallergenic dietary supplements. Quality control during the formulation and manufacturing process is paramount. All Pure Encapsulations products are made with the most bioavailable ingredients possible.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.
Each vegetable capsule contains:
Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) extract ........................................... 160 mg.
(standardized to contain 25% anthocyanosides)
Vitamin C (as ascorbyl palmitate)...................................................... 6 mg.
(hypo-allergenic plant fiber added to complete capsule volume requirement)
Bilberry 160 mg: 1–4 capsules per day‚ in divided doses‚ between meals.
Are There Any Potential Side Effects Or Precautions?
At this time‚ there are no known side effects or precautions. If pregnant or lactating‚ consult your physician before taking this product.
Are There Any Potential Drug Interactions?
Individuals taking this product with anti-hyperglycemic medications may require blood glucose monitoring. Consult your physician for more information.
Allergy / Dietary Needs
- Allergen Free
- Artificial Additive Free
- Environmental Contaminants Free
- No Added Excipients
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Overall Rating for Bilberry 160 mg - 120 Capsules
from Seattle WA
My nutritionist recommended Pure Encapsulations brand for my supplements. I like the fact that they always have Bilberry available and fresh and in large quantities.I have started ordering quite a few of my regular supplements with the Pure Encapsulations brand.
Always available and I can order a large quantity.
√ I would recommend this item to a friend.
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