Lingonberry (Vaccinium Vitis-Idaea) is rich in polyphenolic compounds, and it has a variety of medical properties. The berry is known for anti-oxidative, cytoprotective, and anti-inflammatory effects. Moreover, lingonberry improves metabolism and the work of the cardiovascular system. Some recent studies also indicate that lingonberry has a positive impact on the gut health and antimicrobial effect on the microbiome.
The positive health effects of lingonberry were noticed by our predecessors already several centuries ago. Lingonberry, also known as cowberry, was applied in Nordic folk medicine to support the good health.
Special conditions in the organically certified Finnish forests are among the key factors for assuring high quality products. Up north in the Arctic forests plant grow entirely uncultivated in a pristine environment. The combination of the extended harsh winters and 24-hour sunlight during the summer growing season packs plants with extra antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. Eevia Health uses hand-picked berries, which grow in the clean and pure Arctic forest of Finnish Lapland.