Chokeberry or otherwise called Aronia, possesses amazing healing powers for the human organism, therefore it was named a food of the future. It efficiently cleans the body from toxins and heavy metals, which makes it a useful prevention when it comes to malign diseases. Many studies have established its anti-cancer effect since it successfully kills malign cells in the cases of brain, lung, breast and colon tumors. Russian scientists have established its ability to successfully fight radiation and for this purpose, chokeberry is still being used.
As a potent antioxidant, chokeberry prevents the formation of the free radicals and their attack on the healthy cells in the body, thus preventing chronic diseases development. It came to Europe from North America, where it was used by the Native Americans both as food and medicine.
After the Chernobyl disaster, this plant was used to soothe the consequences of radiation. It is also effective against heavy metals whose intake is due to vaccines.
Chokeberry is full of minerals, vitamins, antioxidants. Due to the high percentage of C and E vitamin, it has antiviral, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. It also boosts the immune system, lowers the risk of cancer development, slows down the aging process, stimulates the thyroid, prevents cardiovascular diseases, lowers high blood pressure and encourages the production of good cholesterol. It is also useful in the cases of urinary tract infections, digestion issues and weight loss.
How to consume chokeberry?
On the market, this fruit is usually available in a form of juice or tea, although it is more beneficial in a form of berries. For the best effect, one should consume 200 or 300 g of Aronia berries on a daily basis.
Chokeberry can be frozen, dried or turned into jam, marmalade, juice, wine, liqueur, brandy or syrup. Drink a small, brandy glass of cold, strained chokeberry juice once a day on an empty stomach and see the results for yourself.