Cowberry contains carbohydrates, useful organic acids (lemon, salicylic, apple, etc.), pectin, carotene, tannins, vitamins A, C, E. In berries up to 10-15% of sugars (glucose, sucrose, fructose), and so the same potassium, calcium, magnesium, manganese, iron and phosphorus. Due to the large amount of benzoic acid, the berries of cowberry are well preserved.
What is bilberry? It sounds a lot like blueberry, and rightfully so, as it’s relative to the benefit-rich blueberry and is most commonly used to make jams and pies. But did you know it’s also been used for centuries in medicine and food?