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  1. 1. ==== ====Get free e-books on a variety of topics from Affiliate Marketing to how to heal with crystals.http://thothknows.blogspot.com/==== ====Bilberry (Vaccinum myrtillus) also known as bogberry and whortleberry, has been used forcenturies for vascular problems and blood disorders but its also great for treating night blindness.This berry is very rich in an antioxidant called anthocyanin and also contains many flavonoids.These strengthen the capillaries and thin the blood. Anthocyanin also improves blood flow to thenervous system, reduces blood clotting and lowers blood pressure. If this werent enough, itsglucoquinine content is also able to lower blood sugar levels.But what about night blindness? Yes, Bilberry is good for that too. It really does help you to seebetter in the dark.For centuries, herbalists have been giving Bilberry to their patients to reduce failing vision andnight blindness. Billberrys high antioxidant levels can actually prevent damage to the eyes by freeradicals.Besides anthocyanin, this berry also contains large amounts of vitamins A and C. Vitamins A andC are also important for good vision because they help repair the cells in the eyes.Billberries also protect collagen and capillaries in the eyes. Capillaries are needed to transportnutrients to the nerves and muscles in the eye.Anthocyanin helps the eyes adapt to different light levels and protects against the damagingeffects of bright sunlight.Because of its capillary strengthening effect, Billberry is helpful to people suffering from "wetmacular degeneration". Bleeding capillaries are what causes eye scarring and vision loss inpeople with this condition.Bilberry is also believed to help reduce the damaging effects of Glaucoma and Cataracts, thoughmore research is needed in these areas.Used as a food source for centuries, Bilberries were eaten for their delicious taste. They were afavorite of the American Indians who collected and saved them for winter.So effective are Bilberries for seeing better in the dark, they were often eaten as a jam by WorldWar II pilots on nighttime bombing missions over Germany. Eating the Bilberry jam let them seebetter in the dark skies and enabled them to hit their targets more often.Modern science has finally confirmed what these pilots knew. Laboratory studies conducted on
  2. 2. this fruit proved that it could increase retinal purple very dramatically in only 15 to 20 minutes. Thisis what gave the berries their effectiveness against night blindness.These berries can be eaten raw, taken in tea or purchased as powder in capsules.There are some precautions though. Dont take a Bilberry supplement if you have bleeding orblood clotting disorders or take blood clot prevention medicine. Dont take if pregnant or nursingwithout first talking to your doctor.So if youre having trouble seeing in the dark, you may want to give Bilberry a try. Its helpedcountless people throughout history and its still helping people even today.For information about Bilberry and other herbs and how they can be used for better health, visithttp://www.herbslist.net today.Article Source:http://EzineArticles.com/?expert=Miranda_Barros==== ====Get free e-books on a variety of topics from Affiliate Marketing to how to heal with crystals.http://thothknows.blogspot.com/==== ====

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