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VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS

VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS

Vaccinium Myrtillus is attributed astringent, antioxidant, vasoprotective, hypolipidemizing, hypoglycemic, antiplatelet, antiseptic and antiviral properties.
Bilberry has also been shown to exert a protective action on the endothelium of arterial vessels and capillaries from the damage of smoking, diabetes and hypertension. It is an activity carried out by the anthocyanosides contained in bilberry fruits, which also reduce platelet aggregation induced by ADP, collagen, PAF and arachidonic acid; they have a strong antioxidant activity, they protect the gastric mucosa from inflammatory or irritative stimuli and have beneficial effects on vision.
The leaf extracts have manifested hypolipidemizing and hypoglycemic properties, together with an antibacterial activity against different types of microorganisms, including Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli strains.

Blueberry leaves are used in traditional medicine for the treatment of various disorders: gastrointestinal, renal and urinary tract affections, arthritis, gout and dermatitis, treatment of inflammation of the oral mucosa, ocular inflammation, skin disorders and burns. Blueberry fruits are also used as a remedy to improve eyesight and to combat vomiting and hemorrhoids, as well as to promote healing of wounds and skin ulcers.

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