Black chokeberry (Aronia melanocarpa L.) vector
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About Black chokeberry (Aronia melanocarpa L.)
A perennial shrub in the Rosaceae family, up to 2 m tall. Leaves are continuous, elliptic, obovate-ovate or oblong-lanceolate, 2-6 cm long, 2-3 cm wide, with a pointed apex, saw-toothed, green, glossy, glabrous, naked above and paler, naked below. Leaves turn red in autumn. The flowers are white, in clusters of 12-34 in umbellate inflorescences. Fruits (berries) are spherical, 6-10 mm in diameter, black or dark purple, glossy. Flowering May-June. Fruits ripen in August-September.
Active ingredients. The fruit contains 4,6-10,8 % sugar, 0,5-1,8 % organic acids, 0,35-0,67 % tannins, 15-167 mg % vitamin C, 3917-4977 mg % vitamin P, 3-5,6 (12) mg % carotene, and significant amounts of vitamins B and PP.
Black chokeberryFrom fruity-berry plants, black chokeberry is the main source of vitamin P. It strengthens the walls of blood capillaries, helps in better absorption of vitamin C, reduces high blood pressure and headaches.
Preparation. The fruit of the black chokeberry (Aronii melanocarpae fructus). The ripe fruit is picked on a clear day (second half of August to early September). The fruit can be stored at 0+5 °C for about 2 months. The fruit can be dried in the oven at 45-50 °C. For better preservation of the vitamins, the picked fruit is immediately mashed with sugar in a 1:1 ratio and stored in a cool place.
Usage. Fresh chokeberries and their juice are a good remedy for hypertension, internal bleeding and insomnia.
Information source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aronia_melanocarpa