What other names is Bilberry known by?
Airelle, Arándano, Bilberry Fruit
, Bilberry Leaf
, Black Whortles, Bleaberry, Brimbelle, Burren Myrtle, Dwarf Bilberry, Dyeberry, European Bilberry, Feuille de Myrtille, Fruit de Myrtille, Gueule Noire, Huckleberry, Hurtleberry, Mauret, Myrtille, Myrtille Européenne, Myrtilli Fructus, Raisin des Bois, Swedish Bilberry, Trackleberry, Vaccinium myrtillus, Whortleberry, Wineberry.
What is Bilberry?
Bilberry is a plant. The dried, ripe fruit and leaves are used to make medicine.
Possibly Effective for...
- Lesions in the eye (retina) in people with diabetes or high blood pressure.
Possibly Ineffective for...
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Chest pain (angina), varicose veins, cataracts, hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis), diabetes, arthritis (osteoarthritis), gout, skin problems, hemorrhoids, urinary tract problems, chronic fatigue syndrome, and other conditions.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).