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leaves and fruits of strawberry bush

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leaves and fruits of strawberry bush

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Berry fruits of the plant, named as “strawberry bush” (Vaccinium myrtillus L) in Black Sea provinces of Ordu and Giresun since they are bushy plant, strengthens night vision. There is a story about RAF pilots during World War II ate strawberry bush jam to enhance night vision for night flights. According to scientific studies, although it was not approved in humans yet, it is mentioned about the findings that the fruits of strawberry bush, cures and even stops macular degeneration disease. It is...

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Zeynel Cebeci


Plant Science, Miscellaneous Crops


bkueberry, likapa, strawberry bush, vaccinium myrtillus

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This resource is licensed under the license(CC-BY-NC-ND) Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported

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