Latin name : Aronia Melanocarpa
Aronia is a type of shrub native to North America that is now grown in Eastern Europe. “Aronia” generally refers to the berries that grow on the shrub. These aronia berries are also known as chokeberries because of their sharp, mouth-drying effect.
Aronia berry, is one of the most potent groups in terms ofcontent, which is part of the reason they are so widely sought for culinary applications, not to mention their unique flavor. Rich in anthocyanins, carotenes, flavonoids, and other organic antioxidants, in addition to vitamins and minerals, these super berries can play a major role in boosting health and treating/preventing a number of medical conditions.
Here are some of the most important health benefits of aronia:
- improve digestive processes.
- protect the body against free radicals.
- help in weight loss.
- reduce inflammation.
- protect the immune system.
- prevent diabetes.
- improve eye health.
- slow the effects of aging.
- lower blood pressure.
- stimulate repair to the body.