In ophthalmology, it is used to relieve myopia problems. It also helps to regenerate the visual purple, thus increasing visual sharpness and improving hemeralopia. It prevents sight problems caused by the breakage of small blood vessels in the retina.
Other medical researches state that the combination of blueberries and vitamin E is extremely efficient, since it helps to prevent and halt cataract's progress as well as eye fatigue, so it is highly recommended for people who stay many hours sit in front of a computer monitor. Anthocyanosides help to adapt to extreme light intensity conditions, thus improving eye sight at night.
Consuming this fruit at night is extremely helpful for diabetic patients because it protects capillaries (micro-circulation), enhances capillary resistance and decreases permeability (Vitamin P action).
Blueberry fruits and leaves contain anthocyanotic pigments with antimicrobic properties, such as
delphinidin 3-glucoside, cyanide, malvidin and petunidin.
Its anti-hemorrhagic action is favorable for those patients who suffer from arteriopathies, capillary permeability disorders, venous failures and hemorrhoids.
It is also applied externally, as tea or tincture, to treat stomatitis and eczemas.
Its anthocyanosides, redoxs, peroxides, vitamins and mineral salts improve cellular deficiencies.
Osami Kajimoto. Blueberries and Eyesight, Food Style 21, Vol. 3 N. ° 3, March 1999.
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