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Black Chokeberry LG

The American Botanical Council (ABC) is passionate about helping people live healthier lives through the responsible use of herbs and medicinal plants. As an independent, nonprofit education organization, ABC is dedicated to providing accurate and reliable information for consumers, healthcare practitioners, researchers, educators, industry and the media.

Please enjoy this information on black chokeberry made available through the generosity of Soladox's adoption.

black chokeberry AAH

Aronia melanocarpa is a perennial shrub in the rose family (Rosaceae) and is native to North America and Canada. Black chokeberry is used to lower blood pressure and cholesterol, to maintain a healthy urinary tract, fight bacteria and viruses, strengthen memory, aid digestion, and to treat diabetes and arthritis.

Additional ABC Black Chokeberry Resources 

HerbalGram articles

Black Chokeberry Profile. 2014; 101: 1-5.

HerbClip reviews

Chokeberry Juice Consumption Improves Blood Pressure and Lipid Levels in Subjects with Untreated High Normal Blood Pressure. HC# 091535-540, 3/15/2016.

Black Chokeberry Juice Improves Inflammation and Iron Metabolism Parameters after Intense Physical Exercise. HC# 111411-518, 4/15/2015.

Chokeberry Juice Improves Antioxidant Status in Healthy Female Subjects. HC# 191414-517, 3/31/2015.

Black Chokeberry Juice Consumption Improves Several Morphological Features of Cellulite in Premenopausal Women. HC# 061412-508, 11/14/2014.

Regular Consumption of Chokeberry Juice May Improve Endothelial Function in Mildly Hypercholesterolemic Men. HC# 051015-408, 9/15/2010.

Chokeberry Flavonoids Reduce Inflammation in Medicated Patients with a History of Myocardial Infarction. HC# 031012-404, 7/15/2010.


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