Aronia berries have a beneficial effect on blood circulation, reduce cholesterol levels and blood pressure. Recommended for atherosclerosis. They are also useful in diabetes - namely containing natural sorbitol - a sweetener suitable for diabetics.
Valuable is not only vitamins but also bioflavonoids, rutin for rigid vessels, which are extracted from the fruit of the production of pharmaceuticals, further iron, iodine, fluorine, manganese and other microelements, necessary for good health and vitality .
Aronia berries are high in vitamin C and antioxidants. Aronia is of interest to scientists due to its deep purple, almost black stain that occurs high in phenolic compounds, especially anthocyanins. The total anthocyanins is 1480 mg per 100 g fresh berries and proanthocyanidins 664 mg per 100 g. Both values are the highest measured quantities in plants.
Analysis of anthocyanins in Aronii identified the following individual chemicals (occurring in plants): cyanidin-3-galactoside, epicatechin, caffeine acid, quercetin, delphinidin, petunidin, pelargonidin, peonidin and malvidin. All are from the group of flavonoids. They are phenolic antioxidants.
Wine from Black chokeberry is the result of fermentation of the fruit of this precious fruit.