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Bilberry Fruit

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Benefits of including Bilberry in our diet. Benefits </>
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Main Health Benefits of Bilberry. Health Benefits
Improves night vision, Improves stomach health, Prevents diabetes, Prevents high blood pressure, Reduces blood circulation problems, Cures gastro-intestinal troubles and Cancer prevention
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Other General benefits of consuming Bilberry. General Benefits
Fights against infections, Helps in weight loss, Prevents blood clotting in vessels and Treatment of urinary tract infections
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Benefits of Bilberry for skin. Skin Benefits
Anti-aging benefits, Nourishes skin and Protects against skin damage
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Benefits of Bilberry for hair. Hair Benefits
Prevents hair loss
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Allergy of fruits is defined as the damaging Immune response by the body to certain fruits. Bilberry Allergy
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Allergy symptoms of Bilberry fruit. Allergy Symptoms
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Undesirable effects of Bilberry on body. Side Effects
Decrease In Blood Sugar Levels, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Headache, Internal Bleeding and Stomach Pain
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It tells you whether Bilberry is allowed for following conditions or not. Recommeded for
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Know whether Bilberry is allowed for pregnant women or not. Pregnant Women
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Know whether Bilberry is allowed for lactating women or not. Lactating Women
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Best time to eat Bilberry. Best Time to Eat
  • Morning time (before lunch)
  • As a snack in the late afternoon
  • Eat the fresh ones, avoid mixing with any other foods, don't eat after meal.
  • Don't consume at night and before bed
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Nutrition is the process of obtaining food or nutrients necessary for growth and health. Nutrition </>
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Serving size of Bilberry is the amount for which the nutrients present in Bilberry are measured. Serving Size
100 g
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Organic compounds that include sugars, starch and cellulose. Carbs are the primary source of energy. Carbs
11.50 g
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44
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Indigestible part of food that is obtained from plants. Fibers contain substances like cellulose, lignin, pectin and is Important for blood sugar control, Heart health, Skin health, weight loss etc. Fiber
2.80 g
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These are soluble, crystalline, sweet-tasting carbohydrates found in living tissues. Sugar
0.00 g
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62
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Proteins are molecules composed of one or more long chains of amino acids and are necessary for proper functioning of body cells. Protein
0.70 g
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41
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Protein to Carb Ratio. Protein to Carb Ratio
0.06
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21
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Vitamins are organic compounds and a source of essential amino acids to the body. Vitamins
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A type of Vitamin needed for vision, healthy skin, mucous membranes, bone and tooth growth and to immune system health. Vitamin A (Retinol)
1.08 mcg
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35
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It is a part of an enzyme needed for energy metabolism and is Important for nerve functioning. Vitamin B1 (Thiamin)
0.03 mg
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31
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Part of an enzyme important for normal vision and skin health. Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)
0.03 mg
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30
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A Vitamin belonging to Vitamin B complex which aids in better blood circulation and energy. Higher amounts of Niacin improves cholesterol levels and lowers cardiovascular risks. Vitamin B3 (Niacin)
0.58 mg
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28
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Part of an enzyme important for nervous system, digestive system, and skin health. Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)
0.16 mg
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38
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Part of an enzyme needed for protein metabolism and helps in making red blood cells. Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxin)
0.06 mg
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Part of an enzyme needed for making DNA and new cells, especially red blood cells. Vitamin B9 (Folic acid)
6.00 mcg
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An Antioxidant and part of an enzyme needed for protein metabolism. It’s Important for immune system health and aids in iron absorption. Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)
44.00 mg
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18
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An Antioxidant and protects cell walls. Vitamin E (Tocopherole)
0.00 mg
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42
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Part of an enzyme needed for proper blood clotting. Vitamin K (Phyllochinone)
4.00 mcg
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18
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A type of carotenoid composed of long chain of eleven conjugated double bonds which prevents heart diseases and certain types of cancers. Lycopene
0.00 mcg
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9
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These are two types of carotenoids which are yellow to red pigments found in fruits and vegetables. Important for antioxidant functions in the body. Lutein+Zeaxanthin
0.00 mcg
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36
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A highly basic compound important in the synthesis and transport of lipids in the body. Choline
0.00 mg
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32
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Fats are group of natural esters of glycerol and various fatty acids. Fat
0.50 g
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75
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Minerals are solid, naturally occurring inorganic substances that are found in fruits. Minerals
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Potassium helps to maintain the proper acid to base ratios in the body and plays an important role in synthesizing proteins from amino acids. Potassium
103.00 mg
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Iron helps our red blood cells for transportation of oxygen to all parts of the body. Regulates cell growth and cell differentiation. Iron
0.80 mg
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16
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Sodium helps nerve and muscle function and maintains the balance of fluids in body. Sodium
3.00 mg
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17
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Helps to maintain healthy teeth and bones. Also necessary for proper functioning of heart, muscles and nerves. Calcium
15.00 mg
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26
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A type of mineral which helps in normal functioning of muscles and nerves. Also helps regulate the heart beat and to keep bones stronger. Magnesium
7.00 mg
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28
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A type of mineral important to increase the immunity of body and is used to make proteins and DNA. Zinc
0.10 mg
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23
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Phosphorus is very important for the formation of bones and teeth. Phosphorus
9.00 mg
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39
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Type of mineral needed for enzyme structure. Helps to maintain healthy bone structure & protects skin against UV light. Manganese
3.30 mg
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1
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Copper is needed for synthesis of hemoglobin and proper Iron metabolism. Copper
0.11 mg
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19
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Being an Antioxidant, selenium plays a key role in the body’s detoxification system. Selenium
0.00 mcg
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They are carboxylic acids which consist of a hydrocarbon chain and a terminal carboxyl group, especially any of those present as esters in fats and oils. Fatty Acids
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They are naturally occurring unsaturated steroid alcohols, typically waxy solids. Important for cell signalling and membrane stability. Sterol
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Amount of water present in 100 gm of Fruits. Water Content
0.20 g
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75
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Mineral nutrients (like calcium, phosphorous, zinc, iron, etc.) make up ash. It is the ultimate residue of food combustion. Ash
87.10 g
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It’s an amount of energy that food provides to our body to fuel the metabolic processes. Calories </>
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Serving size of Bilberry is the amount for which the calories present in Bilberry are measured. Serving Size
100 g
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Amount of calories present in fresh Fruits with peel. Calories in Fresh Fruit with Peel
44.00 kcal
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Amount of calories present in fresh Fruits without peel. Calories in Fresh Fruit without Peel
Not Available
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Calories present in frozen Fruits. Calories in Frozen Form
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Calories present in dried Fruits. Calories in Dried Form
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Calories present in canned Fruits. Calories in Canned Form
Not Available
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Calorie count of different Bilberry items is mentioned ahead. Calories in Foods
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Calorie content in Bilberry juice. Calories in Juice
75.00 kcal
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Calorie content in Bilberry jam. Calories in Jam
164.00 kcal
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Calorie content in Bilberry Pie. Calories in Pie
293.00 kcal
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Features of Bilberry that make it unique from the other fruits. Characteristics </>
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Category to which Bilberry belongs! Type
Berry
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Time of the year when Bilberry is available. Season
Summer
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Different types of Bilberry. Varieties
Dwarf bilberry, Piper, bog blueberry, Northern bilberry, Mountain bilberry and Oval-leaved bilberry
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It tells you whether the fruit is available in seedless form or not. Seedless Variety
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Different colors in which Bilberry is found. Color
Dark Purple
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The color observed after peeling/cutting a fruit. Inside Color
Light Green
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External appearance of Bilberry. Shape
Round
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How Bilberry feels in your mouth! Texture
Juicy
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Taste of Bilberry. Taste
Sweet
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The place where scientists have traced the genesis of Bilberry. Origin
Unknown
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It gives you an idea about the growing environment required needed for the fruit. Grows on
Trees
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Cultivation is defined as the process of production of food by preparing the land to grow crops. Bilberry Cultivation
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Type of soil required for proper cultivation of Bilberry. Soil Type
Moist and Well-Aerated
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It gives the range of pH level of soil. Soil pH
4.5-5.5
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Environmental Conditions required to grow Bilberry. Climatic Conditions
Cold
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Interesting facts about Bilberry. Facts </>
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Unique and engaging Information about Bilberry. Facts about Bilberry
  • Bilberries are used in manufacturing of alcoholic drinks.
  • They are used to improve aromas of sorbets.
  • The green extract of it's leaves is used in textile industry as natural dye.
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It will tell you whether following beverages can be made from Bilberry or not. Bilberry In Alcoholic Beverages
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Wine made from Bilberry. Wine
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Use of Bilberry in Beer. Beer
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Know whether spirits can be made with Bilberry or not. Spirits
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Know whether cocktails can be made with Bilberry or not. Cocktails
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Names of major countries known for growing Bilberry. Production
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Country that ranks first in gross production of Bilberry. Top Producer
Japan
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Other countries that are known producers of Bilberry. Other Countries
Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Sweden
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Country which imports Bilberry on a large scale. Top Importer
United States Of America
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Country which exports Bilberry on largest scale Top Exporter
Chile
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A recognized latin name given to fruits, consisting of a genus and species. Scientific name helps avoiding misunderstandings which can arise by common names. Scientific Name </>
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Botanical Name of Bilberry. Botanical Name
Vaccinium myrtillus
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The alternate name of Bilberry. Synonym
blaeberry, whinberry, European blueberry, whortleberry
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Scientific Classification or Taxonomy is the science of defining groups of living things on the basis of shared characteristics. Classification </>
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A domain of organisms having cells each with a distinct nucleus within which the genetic material is contained. Domain
Eukarya
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A Taxonomic category which groups together all forms of life having certain fundamental characteristics in common. Kingdom
Plantae
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A taxonomic category of related organisms constituting a major division of a kingdom. Subkingdom
Tracheobionta
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A rank that if treated as a division of a genus is deemed to be of subgeneric rank for the nomenclature purpose. Division
Magnoliophyta
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It is a taxonomic group comprised of organisms that share a common attribute. Class
Magnoliopsida
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A taxonomic category of organisms, a subdivision of a class which ranks above an order. Subclass
Dillenhidae
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Its nothing but a taxonomic rank used in the classification of organisms and recognized by the nomenclature codes. Order
Ericales
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Taxonomic category which groups one or more genera, especially sharing a common attribute. Family
Ericaceae
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A category of biological classification ranking between the family and the species, comprising structurally or phylogenetically related species or an isolated species exhibiting unusual differentiation. Genus
Vaccinium
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It is a group of closely related organisms that are very similar to each other and are usually capable of interbreeding and producing fertile offspring. Species
Vaccinium myrtillus
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Generic group of Bilberry. Generic Group
Heath
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What are the General Benefits of Bilberry?

Significance of fruits in human diet is well recognized and these natural foods are equally appreciated for their high nutritional value. Talking about Bilberry Nutrition, it is full of vital nutrients required for our overall fitness and health. What are the general benefits of Bilberry? Some of the general health benefits of this fruit are: improves night vision, improves stomach health, prevents diabetes, prevents high blood pressure, reduces blood circulation problems, cures gastro-intestinal troubles and cancer prevention. Fruits also contribute well as a remedy for various hair problems. The hair benefits of this fruit are: prevents hair loss. Intolerance to certain fruits or their excess consumption can lead to allergies or side effects. The side effects of this fruit are decrease in blood sugar levels, diarrhoea, dizziness, headache, internal bleeding and stomach pain. Therefore, despite the taste and nutritional value of fruits, it is essential to consume them as per our health requirement. Keep reading to learn about Bilberry fruit which includes its nutrition, taxonomy, benefits and unique facts!

Nutrition details of Bilberry

It is important to know the nutrition details of Bilberry to get a thorough understanding about its benefits. How many calories are present in this fruit? Calories are responsible for the energy we obtain from fruits. Talking about Bilberry fruit, for a serving size of 100 g, the amount of calories in fresh fruit without peel is: 44.00 kcal and calories in frozen fruit are Not Available. Thus, we can say that Bilberry belongs to Low Calorie Fruits. Taking calories in foods into consideration, calorie content in Bilberry jam is 164.00 kcal. For 100 g of serving size, the amount of carbs in Bilberry are 11.50 g. Fibers are the integral part of fruit nutrition. The fiber content of this fruit is 2.80 g. Fruits high in Vitamin C are always recommended by doctors and dietitians. Ascorbic Acid or Vitamin C in Bilberry in 44.00 mg. Talking about the essential minerals, the amount of potassium and calcium present are 103.00 mg and 15.00 mg.

Bilberry Taxonomy

Bilberry taxonomy refers to the botanical classification of this fruit. The botanical name of Bilberry fruit (Vaccinium myrtillus) holds great importance in Scientific Classification of Bilberry as it is a combination of genus (Vaccinium) and species (Vaccinium myrtillus). The class and subclass of this fruit is Magnoliopsida and Dillenhidae. Family is a major taxonomic rank in classification of a fruit and is classified between order and genus. Family of Bilberry is Ericaceae. Fruits with similar family possess similar characteristics.

Interesting facts about Bilberry

Fruits have been a prominent part of human diet since ages! We eat fruits in raw, stored, canned form and even use them in various recipes. All of us have a basic idea about the characteristics of this fruit but there are some interesting facts about Bilberry that are still unknown to many of us. Some of the intriguing Bilberry Facts are:

  • Bilberries are used in manufacturing of alcoholic drinks.
  • They are used to improve aromas of sorbets.
  • The green extract of it's leaves is used in textile industry as natural dye.

Nowadays, hybridization of fruits has given rise to different varieties of fruits. The varieties of this fruit are Dwarf bilberry, Piper, bog blueberry, Northern bilberry, Mountain bilberry and Oval-leaved bilberry. It is not available in seedless variety.