Bilberries have been shown to help reduce blood pressure and help in prevention of type 2 diabetes. Other benefits are improved circulation and help in reducing swelling, pain, and bruising by strengthening blood vessels and reducing capillary fragility.

Anti-Inflammatory and Antioxidant Properties: Bilberries possess strong anti-inflammatory properties, and four times the amount of antioxidants of their larger cousin, the Blueberry, which can help reduce the risk of chronic diseases. They contain high levels of anthocyanins, which protect cells from oxidative damage and reduce inflammation.