◆ Bilberry Extract Anthocyanins, (vaccinium myrillus Linn), is an edible fruit popular in north Europe. With a history of over 100 years, it has been discovered to be helpful to release the eye fatigue, and to cure various eye disease. During the World War II, it was provided as a dedicated food of Royal Air Force to improve the bombing accuracy. It is still provided as the breakfast of the Royal Air Force. In japan, it is recognized as a fruit that can enhance eye function, and is widely welcomed by the youth and women.
◆ There are more than 20 anthocyanins known, and six important foods, namely geranium pigment, cyanidin, delphinidin, peony pigment, morning glory pigment and mallow pigment. Natural anthocyanins are present in the form of glycosides, called anthocyanins, and very few free anthocyanins are present. Anthocyanins are mainly used for food coloring, as well as dyes, medicines, cosmetics, etc.
Specification of Bilberry extract 25.0% anthocyanins
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Bilberry Extract Anthocyanins benefits
◆ Protect eyes: Medical clinical reports show that anthocyanins in blueberries can promote retinal cell regeneration of rhodopsin. It can prevent severe myopia and retinal detachment, prevent myopia, improve vision. Eating blueberries or blueberry brisk products are mainly rely on flowers greens.
◆ Sun protection and radiation protection: Anthocyanins are natural sunscreens that stop UV rays from damaging the skin. In the experiment we found that the sun can kill 50% of human skin cells. However, if protected with anthocyanins, about 85% of the skin cells can survive to death. Anthocyanin also has the role of anti-radiation; anthocyanin will change color due to different PH values. Most of the anthocyanins have good light, heat, PH value stability, for white-collar workers or long-term people work under the sun. The effectiveness of anthocyanins is indispensable.
◆ Improve sleeping: Anthocyanin has strong anti-oxidation and anti-allergic function. It can cross the blood-brain barrier, and protect the brain .It can also stabilize brain function, protect the brain from harmful chemicals and toxins.
◆ Prevent cancer.
◆ Prevention of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases.
◆ Repair the skin.
4. Safety Concerns
◆ Under recommended intakes, bilberry extract is safe. In some cases, it may even be recommended for use during pregnancy for prevention and treatment of varicose veins and hemorrhoids. All women, however, who are pregnant or breastfeeding should check with her personal physician before taking this, or any, dietary supplement.
5. Dosage of Bilberry Extract Anthocyanins
◆ You can get all the anthocyanins you need by eating? to 1 cup of fresh bilberry or blueberry with your breakfast. ◆ Standardized extracts are often more convenient, where doses should approximate 100 – 500 mg per day (25% anthocyanosides) in 2 to 3 divided doses.