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Myrtilli fructus has astringent, antiseptic, antiphlogistic and antioxidant effects.
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Blueberry fruits are used for diarrhoea and mild inflammation of the mucous membranes of the mouth and throat. When used internally, the extracts also serve to treat varicose veins and circulatory disorders in the eye.
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The usual daily dose is between 20 and 60 g or as 10 percent decoction.
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There are no known adverse effects.
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- Ancillotti C et al.(2016) Polyphenolic profiles and antioxidant and antiradical activity of Italian berries from Vaccinium myrtillus L. and Vaccinium uliginosum L. subsp. gaultherioides (Bigelow) S.B. Young. Food Chem 204:176-184.
- Asgary S et al.(2016) Anti-hyperglycemic and anti-hyperlipidemic effects of Vaccinium myrtillus fruit in experimentally induced diabetes (antidiabetic effect of Vaccinium myrtillus fruit). J Sci Food Agric 96:764-768.
- Biedermann L et alo.(2013) Bilberry ingestion improves disease activity in mild to moderate ulcerativecolitis - an open pilot study. J Crohns Colitis 7:271-279.
- Müller D et al. (2012) High performance liquid chromatography analysis of anthocyanins in bilberries (Vaccinium myrtillus L.), blueberries (Vaccinium corymbosum L.), and corresponding juices. J Food Sci 77:C340-345.
- Schilcher H (2016) Leitfaden Phytotherapie, Urban & Fischer Verlag, Munich, p. 153 f.