Antioxidant, soothing and repairing.
The bilberry is a perennial shrub. The fruit is usually a blue/black colour.
Bilberries contain vitamins, minerals and polyphenols, endowing them with antioxidant and soothing properties.
Indeed, the bilberry is the richest natural source of anthocyanins, the antioxidant that gives it its characteristic dark blue colour.
In addition to anthocyanins, it also contains other phenolic compounds such as quercetin, tannins, pectin and catechins. It also has alkaloids, carbonic acids and a variety of vital nutrients including vitamins A, B1, B2, C, E and K. The minerals found in bilberries include manganese, zinc and iron.
Because its antioxidant power helps protect the skin against free radicals.