Mechanism Blueberry aims circulation and therefore benefits all areas of the body, especially the eyes. Bilberry contains antioxidant flavonoids called anthocyanidins, which may help strengthen capillaries, improve blood flow and help to maintain cell wall flexibility, thus preventing of treating visual problems such as cataracts, macular degeneration, night blindness and glaucoma. Blueberry is also used to decrease calcium plaque deposits on blood vessel walls and is also effective in preventing excessive bleeding when taken prior to surgery. In Europe, it is the herb of choice to regulate heart beat and normalizes blood flow.
Anthocyanidins have putative antioxidant and radical-scavenging effects which may protect cells from oxidative damage and reduce risk of cardiovascular diseases and cancer. One theory is that dietary intake of Anthocyanidins may inhibit development of obesity and diabetes as well as contain inflammatory mechanisms. And it is said it have eyesight improving effects. Other studies have generally shown that the glucoside derivative of Anthocyanidins may have a role in cancer therapy.
Safety Blueberry is safe.
Dosage: The typical dose is 300-900mg per day (usually in 2-3 doses throughout the day). Consult physicians for different condition specifics.