Made from the fruit- an excellent source of Vit A and C
Bilberries are extremely popular in herbal medicine, due to their versatility, multiple potential uses and safety. They also taste delicious! It should be noted that it is the fruit that is widely used in herbal medicine, the leaf has completely different properties, although the leaf and berries are often grazed on by horses, as Catherine’s ponies will agree!
Bilberry contains high levels of Vitamin A (needed to support vision) and Vitamin C (important for the immune system and cell repair).
Bilberry fruit powder for animals, horses and dogs is often selected to nutritionally support the following conditions;
Healthy circulatory system;
Healthy eyes & vision;
Healthy Gastro Intestinal System
Heathy immune system;
Healthy capillaries, useful for nosebleeds;
Healthy lymphatic system;
Country of origin: Germany
Our Bilberry Powder is naturally dehydrated.
Feeding Guide: Offer by hand for self-selection
or Horses 15 - 45g per day, Dogs & Humans 1 - 4 teaspoons per day
ideally split over morning & evening feed
Trivia: Bilberry is used for improving eyesight, including night vision. In fact, during World War II, British pilots in the Royal Air Force ate bilberry jam to improve their night vision
Humans: Bilberry is also used for eye conditions such as cataracts and disorders of the retina. There is some evidence that bilberry may help retinal disorders.
Some people use bilberry for conditions of the heart and blood vessels including hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis), varicose veins, decreased blood flow in the veins, and chest pain.
Bilberry is also used for chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), hemorrhoids, diabetes, osteoarthritis, gout, skin infections, gastrointestinal (GI) disorders, kidney disease, and urinary tract infections (UTIs).
It is sometimes applied directly to the inside of the mouth for mild mouth and throat soreness.
Caution: Should not be offered if the animal is on high doses of blood thinning drugs
Our products make no medicinal claims, they are intended to support the body towards natural health.