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Synonyms for bilberry

erect European blueberry having solitary flowers and blue-black berries

erect blueberry of western United States having solitary flowers and somewhat sour berries

blue-black berries similar to American blueberries

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For the first time, bilberries, also known as wild blueberries were shown to have beneficial effects on both blood pressure and nutritionderived inflammatory responses, Khaleej Times reported.
Bilberries caused beneficial changes on serum lipids and lipoproteins in group B, whereas the opposite was true in group A.
Today, Bilberries rank among the most popular supplements for maintaining healthy vision, including poor night-vision, cataracts and macular degeneration.
I'd always been driven off by clouds of flies dancing and nipping, seeing off anyone intent on taking home bilberries for tea.
The challenge with bilberries is the availability of the raw material.
The attack at Bilberries nightclub in the town centre in November last year left 21-year-old Thomas Wragg badly cut, with teeth broken and a fractured facial bone.
A three-mile Picking Bilberries at Waldridge walk will be led by Lee Rankin at 10am on Thursday from the car park on William Street.
But millions of bilberries on our hillsides are left to the sheep.
Grieve's 1931 "Modern Herbal," she reported that syrup made from bilberries is "especially valuable in diarrhea and dysentery," and that "a decoction of the leaves or bark of the root may be used as a local application to ulcers.
Evidence-based herbalism: Phytochemical diversity and biological activity in Echinacea phytomedicines: Challenges to quality control and germplasm improvement; Phytochemicals in the Vaccinium family: Bilberries, blueberries, and cranberries; Wine polyphenols and protection from Atherosclerosis and Ischemic heart disease: Drink to your health?
Bilberries have a strong anti-oxidant action, helping to improve circulation and maintaining the supportive structures of the eye.
And one of the highlights of the holiday was collecting bilberries for a proper pudding with loads of custard.
Among his favorite youth preservers are bilberries, celery seed, echinacea, evening primrose, garlic and many others.
The purpose of this study was to determine whether or not the following fruits, cherries, grapes, and bilberries, which are high in antioxidants, can enhance the psychomotor skills and cognitive abilities of mice, and determine the effect of the length of time that the mice are supplemented on the amount that they improve.
Bilberries or blueberries are the flowering plants of Ericaceae Vaccinium.