Herbal Information for Organic Bilberries in Whole Dried Form
Common name: Bilberry, Bilberries
Botanical Name: Vaccinium myrtillus
Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.
Package Size: 4 ounces
Form: Whole Dried Berries, Organic
Dosage: Consult your healthcare professional for correct dosage.
Brand: Starwest Botanicals
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Do not use with blood thinning medications. Do not use with diabetic medications.
Additional Information About Bilberries
- Benefits Vision
- Supports Circulatory System
- Promotes Normal Blood Sugar, when used with diet and exercise
- Key Compounds are called anthocyanosides
During World War 2, airplane pilots would eat bilberry jam on their toast or muffins, bilberry tarts, bilberry pie, bilberry tea or bilberry by the handfuls.
Bilberry tea, is easy to make use 1 tablespoon of bilberries for every cup your are brewing. Pour boiling hot water over berries, and put a lid on the cup. Let steep for 10 minutes.
Sugar or honey may be added but usually not necessary. The berries will become soft and may be eaten.
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About Starwest Botanicals Quality Control
Starwest Botanicals validated quality assurance testing includes:
• Organoleptic testing to ensure proper appearance, color, aroma and flavor.
• Microscopic and Macroscopic inspection for foreign matter.
• HPTLC for identification, to verify purity and authenticity.
• ICP-MS heavy metal analysis.
• Microbiology testing for pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella.
• Chemical analyses for moisture content, volatile oil, ash and acid insoluble ash.
Audits all suppliers yearly to assure they meet our GMP requirements
Samples are retained from all shipments are thoroughly tested and compared to our extensive reference library of dried herbs and botanicals to verify authenticity. All lot samples are kept for five years and can be traced for verification.
Starwest Botanicals utilizes not only their in-house laboratory, but also independent labs and consultants to guarantee their analyses are complete. Testing includes organoleptic analysis for aroma, color, flavor and texture. Physical testing involves moisture, volatile oil content, heavy metals, microbiology, thin layer chromatography, and other tests specific to each herb.
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