Bilberry Horse Chestnut Complex has combined an antioxidant rich berry (bilberry) with an antioxidant rich nut (horse chestnut), alongside several other botanicals.
Bilberries grow on low-growing shrubs with red, blue and purple coloured flowers. They are native to Northern Europe but can also be found in North America and Northern Asia. Due to their size and colour they can easily be mistaken for blueberries, but bilberries in comparison are of a deeper blue colour and have a slight grey haze. Similar as blueberries, they are a source of many phytonutrients, and especially antioxidants. They are a rich source of anthocyanins, which are components giving it the dark blue colour and have an extremely high antioxidant content.
There are over 15 species of horse chestnut, but the European version is the one commonly used in supplement and herbal medicines. Horse chestnuts grow on trees and are encased in a spiky, green outer layer. Once they fall to the ground they will have transformed into a shiny brown. Horse chestnut has been used for centuries in traditional medicine.
The formula of Bilberry Horse Chestnut Complex includes not only the two key ingredients bilberry and horse chestnut. A blend of traditional botanical and plant extracts has been added to provide holistic support.
Pineapple, a fruit originating from South America, is one of the richest sources of the enzyme Bromelain. This specific enzyme is derived from fresh pineapple and specially manufactured to ensure that the nutritional and enzymatic properties of Bromelain remain intact.
Rutin is a source of bioflavonoids, a powerful phytochemical.
Yarrow extract is called Achillea Millefolium' in Greek, after the mythical figure Achilles. It was believed this particular herb was used by ancient Greek warriors due to its healing benefits.
The Hawthorne berry grows throughout the world but is native to Northern Europe. This red berry belongs to the same family of plants as apples and roses. For centuries the flowers, berries, leaves, stem and bark of this plant have been used in traditional medicine.
Gotu Kola is a low growing herb native to South Asian tropical climates. It has been used in Asia for both culinary as medicinal purposes. Both traditional Chinese and Ayruvedic medicine recognise its healing properties.
Cayenne has been used for millennia as an herbal remedy as it contains capsaicin which is a phytochemical.
Bilberry Horse Chestnut Complex comes in a 1 a day dosage, giving you a potent blend of antioxidant rich bilberry and horse chestnut, alongside several other botanicals.
Bilberry Horse Chestnut Complex provides a potent combination of two antioxidant rich ingredients, supporting your daily well-being, in an easy 1 vegetable capsule dose.
Bulking Agents: (maltodextrin, dicalcium phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose), Vegetable Capsule Shell: hydroxypropylmethyl cellulose, Bromelain (from fresh pineapple), Bilberry Fruit Extract (4:1) (Vaccinium myrtillus), Rutin, Horse Chestnut Extract (4:1) (Aesculus hippocastanum), Grape Seed Extract (providing polyphenols [90%]), Yarrow Extract (4:1) (Achillea millefolium), Lime Blossom Extract (4:1) (Tilia spp.), Hawthorn Berry Extract (4:1) (Crataegus oxyacantha), Gotu Kola Extact (4:1) (Centella asiatica), Cayenne (Capsicum spp.) (fruit), Colour: caramel, Anti-caking Agents: (silicon dioxide, vegetable magnesium stearate).
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