Aronia is a shrub brought to Europe in the early 18th century from North America, and in Bulgaria in the 70s of the 20th century.
Russian scientists identify chokeberry among the most multivitamin fruits.
The fruit of chokeberry is rich in vitamins C and B, folic acid, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, iron.
Aronia contains three times more antioxidants than blueberries. The fruit helps to destroy free radicals, which damage the cell membrane and lead to a change in normal cell composition.
Aronia fruits are an exceptional source of polyphenols, vitamin P. Their composition includes flavonols, catechins and anthocyanins. Chokeberry is believed to contain 5 times more vitamin P than grapefruit and grapes.
The beneficial ingredients in chokeberry help strengthen connective tissue and prevent capillary bleeding in the brain and heart.
Studies show that if we consume the fruit 2 times a day, we can prevent memory problems.
Aronia tones the body, restores vitality, helps against nervous disorders and fatigue, stimulates the regeneration of muscle and bone tissue, metabolism.
The fruit also has antiseptic properties. It is useful in the fight against influenza, protects against viral and bacterial infections.
Chokeberry juice is useful for lowering blood pressure, according to research. Taking 50 ml of chokeberry juice enriched with vitamin C three times a day helps to normalize and long-term stabilize blood pressure in people with hypertension.
Chokeberry juice is taken as a suitable prophylactic agent in rehabilitation after stroke, heart attack and other diseases of the cardiovascular system.
Chokeberry fruits contain iodine, chlorogenic and other phenolic acids, which is why they are recommended for thyroid disease.