BILBERRY

Bilberry scientific name: Vaccinium myrtillus

Bilberry

This is a berry fruit, which is a round shaped and smooth. Bilberry’s taste is tart and sweet. It’s also called whortleberry. It has a tiny wheel hole at the end of the berry. Those’re grown singly or in pairs. It looks like a mixture of red, black, and purple color. This fruit is very similar to Blueberry. But they are softer and juicy than blueberries.

Nutrition value

Per 100 grams

  • Calories                                 57
  • Water                                     84.2 g
  • Carbohydrate                       14.5 g
  • Sugar                                     10.0 g
  • Fat                                          0.3 g
  • Protein                                   0.7 g
  • Vitamin A                              54.0 μg
  • Vitamin C                              9.7 mg
  • Thiamine (B1)                       0.03 mg
  • Riboflavin (B2)                      0.03 mg
  • Niacin (B3)                            0.4 mg
  • Vitamins (B6)                         0.1 mg
  • Vitamin E                                 0.6 mg
  • Vitamin K                                19.3 mcg
  • Calcium                                   10 mg
  • Iron                                           0.3 mg
  • Magnesium                             6 mg
  • Manganese                             0.3 mg
  • Phosphorus                            12 mg
  • Potassium                               77 mg
  • Sodium                                    1  mg
  • Zink                                           0.2 mg

Benefit: Bilberry works well for eye problems. It eliminates inflammation of the gums. This fruit lowers the amount of sugar in the blood and regulates cholesterol. It eliminates dryness of the eyes and keeps fresh eyes. It also eliminates other symptoms of eye fatigue. Its antioxidants can destroy harmful bacteria.