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What it is: The dried extract of the bilberry fruit, which is very similar to the blueberry. Sold as a capsule.
What it’s used for: Bilberry is used to treat problems associated with poor circulation, most notably varicose veins and venous insufficiency, in addition to diarrhea, skin problems, eyestrain, and menstrual cramps.
The risk: Bilberry may improve blood circulation, but it can also increase the risk of bleeding associated with warfarin.
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