Bilberries, Loose Herbal Tea


Bilberries Loose Herbal Tea

Bilberries, Vaccinium myrtillus, are very similar to their American cousins blueberries and huckleberries-- and like all members of the Vaccinium species, they have the rich blue-red pigments responsible for their unmistakable color.

Botanical name: Vaccinium myrtillus L.

They are also known by the common names bleaberry, whortleberry, shinberry, mountain blue berry and whinberry.

Directions: To use as a tea, pour 1 cup boiling water over 1/2 tsp. of herb, cover and steep 3-5 minutes.