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The herb has been shown to be a vasodialator that opens blood vessels and lowers blood pressure. Since the eyes have a high concentration of capillaries, bilberry may be particularly helpful in improving eyesight. The herb has been shown to improve night vision, slow macular degeneration, prevent cataracts and diabetic retinopathy. Scientific studies have shown improvement in the eyesight, circulation, angina, stroke and atherosclerosis. It is also used to improve varicose veins and has anti-aging effects on collagen structures. Individuals with hardening of the arteries, diabetes, high blood pressure or other conditions that increase the likelihood of damage to the small blood vessels in the eyes are more likely to have serious vision problems as a result of blood vessel damage. Note that bilberry is taken by mouth to treat eye problems. It is not used as an eye drop. Oral bilberry preparations are also used to prevent and treat a condition known as chronic venous insufficiency, which occurs when valves in the veins that carry blood back to the heart are weak or damaged. May also be helpful for varicose veins, spider veins, or sores on or blood clots in the legs. Because bilberry may strengthen the walls of all blood vessels in the body, it may also relieve haemorrhoids.
Dosage: Children 5 to 10 take 1 capsule per day Children over 10 and adults one capsule twice a day. Tincture: Take recommended amount of drops, in 30 to 50 ml water or juice, before meals Chronic 3 times per day, otherwise acute 2 hrly Adults and children over 12 years: 20 Drops Children 6 to 12 years: 15 Drops Children 3 to 6 years: 10 Drops Children 3 months to 3 years: 8 Drops Babies under 3 months: 6 Drops
Ingredients: Billberry powder equivalent of 1000mg in capsules
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