Properties: the fruits of chokeberry - a real storehouse of vitamin P and iodine compounds. Aronia is appreciated for the content of sorbitol, a natural sugar substitute: it can be consumed by people with diabetes. The useful properties of the plant are very impressive: it contains pectin and tannins, ascorbic acid, citrine, carotene. The content of riboflavin, folic, malic and nicotinic acids contributes to the excellent prevention of prostate cancer, neurological diseases. The substances contained in the fruits block the growth of cancer cells, adversely affect the formation and development of polyps. The presence of tocopherols, phyloquinones, pyridoxins, niacins, thiamines, which are important for many processes in the body, has also been proven. You can long list the beneficial substances of chokeberry. Amygdalin, coumarins, rutin, quercetin, hesperidin, catechins, cyanidine and other compounds have a positive effect on the human functional systems. Among trace elements, iron, manganese, iodine, salts of molybdenum, boron, manganese and copper are distinguished.
Aronia broth: to prepare a decoction that can strengthen the immune system, give strength and energize, you need to take 20 g of dried fruits, pour 200 ml of boiling water over them, cook over low heat for 10 minutes, then insist 20 minutes, strain, squeeze. Take a decoction 3-4 times a day for 0.5 cups.
Chokeberry infusion: 2–4 tablespoons of dried fruit are insisted in a thermos with two glasses of boiling water. The next day, the infusion is consumed in 3 divided doses 20–40 minutes before meals.
Pectin substances allow you to get rid of heavy metals and radioactive substances. Thanks to the bactericidal properties, products from chokeberry relieve various pathogenic microorganisms. Pectins normalize intestinal function, eliminate spasms.