BILBERRY (EUROPEAN BLUEBERRY) - dried herb - 1000g (1kg)
Species of perennial plant of the Ericacea family. The plant is widely spread in Asia, Europe and North America in temperate and arctic regions. It is widely used as an edible and medicinal plant. The economic importance of bilberry remains high despite the strong competition from northern highbush blueberry, whose fruits have a poorer chemical composition than blueberry.
- herbal raw material: leaves
- contain tannins, sugars, organic acids, flavonoids, anthocyanins, phenolic glycosides, essential oil
- antidiabetic, bactericidal, anti-inflammatory and diuretic properties are assigned to them
- used as one of the ingredients in antidiabetic blends along with a medical rutweed, elderberry flower, mistletoe herb