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Also Known As : Falsa, Neela Badra
Technical Name : Vaccinium corymbosum


Taste Profile

It is sour with a hint of sweetness.

Usage Tips

  1. Some of the tasty muffins, oatmeal smoothie, pancakes, granola bars, parfait can be made by making use of blueberry.

Common names and forms

  1. Blueberries
  2. Blueberry Filling
  3. Blueberry Fruit
  4. Blueberry Pulp
  5. Tinned blueberry


Blueberries are flowering plants with indigo-coloured berries. They have a blue glossy skin and are citrus in nature. Due to favourable climatic condition, blueberries are grown in USA. They are very easily available in North India due to warm climate.

Health benefits

  • Blueberry helps to prevent aging and diseases like cancer.(1)
  • Antioxidants present in blueberry reduce the level of bad cholesterol.(1)
  • Regular intake of blueberries can lower the risk of blood pressure.(1)
  • It contains anthocyanins that have beneficial effect on insulin sensitivity and glucose metabolism.(1)
  • It contains anti-adhesives that help to prevent certain bacteria from binding to the wall of the urinary bladder.(1)

Selection Guide

Choose blueberries that are ripe, which is indicated by purple-blue to blue-black colour. In case blueberries are soft to touch or shriveled or have any signs of mold, avoid them.


Eating too many blueberries can cause digestion problems.(2)

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