Bilberries are berries that are often overlooked for all of the great things that it can do for someone but there are a few important side effects that might be helpful to know about. Bilberries are usually grown around Great Britain and are nearly identical to blueberries, except it is smaller and the have less evergreen leaves.
Bilberries have been consumed around England for hundreds of years and really started to get somewhat popular when WW2 British fighter pilots found that their night vision improved with this herb.
This nutrient can improve circulation and improves the condition of artery walls including blood pressure. When someone has high blood pressure it means that their heart has to work harder to do its job and puts more stress on it.
Also improving circulation can do all sorts of wonders for humans such as preventing heart attacks, strokes, improving someone’s energy and sex levels and preventing mental ailments such as Alzheimer’s.
Another really great thing about this berry is that it can reduce inflammation. Inflammation is a method in which someone’s immune system attempts to heal a wound. It sounds like something that we can benefit from doesn’t it? Unfortunately this process also destroys healthy tissues and scientists believe that it can be a big cause in the creation of cancer.
Doesn’t sound so good now right? Also this plant can assist with eliminating unwanted free radicals with its antioxidant properties.
Even though this berry can provide a ton of helpful reactions to someone there still can be a few unwanted effects. One of the major side effects that could happen is an allergic reaction for instance swelling, tightness in the chest area, nausea, and feeling light headed.
Another important side effect that someone may want to be aware of is it’s interaction with prescription drugs. It can interact with anti-inflammatory drugs as well as blood thinning medications. It’s best to speak to a doctor when considering taking medications with consuming bilberry extract. Also if someone is suffering from a condition with blood clots they should speak to a physician as well.
Lastly this herb can reduce someone’s blood sugar which can be very helpful to diabetes but not helpful for people with low blood sugar.
If you don’t live in England don’t be discouraged because someone can get the healing properties of this berry with a supplement. Even better would be to find a multi-vitamin that has bilberry in it this way someone can consume less pills. the sad truth is that some supplements can be dishonest, a waste of money and even harmful.
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