Originally from North America, Aronia or Scorchus is a shrub that can live in humid environments and temperatures up to -30 degrees and produces small, black fruits that have miraculous properties.
Aronia fruit contains the largest amount of antioxidants, far exceeding (almost 15 times) the amount of antioxidants contained in pomegranates or blueberries, but also an impressive amount of vitamin C.
In addition, they also contain vitamin P, which helps to fix vitamin C in the body, but also vitamin B1 and B2. Moreover, these fruits also have a rich mineral content: calcium, magnesium, iodine, iron, potassium, phosphorus.
Consuming Aronia fruit has a general tonic effect, improves metabolism, improves stress-induced status, and improves blood circulation.
The amount of iodine contained is beneficial to children growing up. At the same time, these fruits are recommended for the treatment of childhood diseases. Scars have antiseptic properties (helping the body to fight or prevent viral and bacterial infections), antihistamines (being beneficial for different types of allergies), but also have anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties.
These fruits also have a radiation protection effect. Therefore, it is a food that should be used as much as possible by people who use the computer, mobile phone, or TV.
Although a little known food in Romania, Aronia was brought to Europe and introduced into the diet of Russian cosmonauts since the middle of the last century.
Their taste is a bitter bitter, slightly bitter and can be used in the form of tea or fresh juice.