Aronia Berry Health Blog
Aronia is a Greek genus of deciduous shrubs, with a common name of chokeberry shrub. It is commonly found in dry wooded areas, forests and swamps in the eastern U.S. and in the southern part of Africa. The genus is considered to have two or several species, with one of them being naturalized in Europe. The leaves of these plants are quite thick, with a number of lobed and pinnately compound leaflets, which are long and oval-shaped and about two to three inches long. Each leaf also possesses a pair of pointed ovate style flowers.
The name Aronia comes from the Greek words are (meaning oak) and minor (meaning wild oats). Native to Greece and Asia, this shrub is known for its many uses. One such use has been for a source of energy in the eastern European countries as well as in north America. Not only is it used for its edible fruit, Aronia berries are also produced by this shrub.
The botanical name of this plant is Aronia spinosa, also known as the wild oats shrub. It can be found in a number of locations throughout the eastern Europe as well as in North America. The most common … Read More
Aronia nations or Aronia is an annual plant whose flowers grow to about four inches or so and are yellow-green in color. It has dark green leaves and blooms during the spring. It has white flowers, which will stay on for a few weeks after the blooms fade. As with most annuals, Aronia can be planted in any season and will take root and grow well if you dig it up and spread it in the garden right after it has come up.
Aronia is a large genus of succulents, which belong to the family Rosaceae, native to central Europe and primarily found in damp wooded areas and swamps. The genus is considered to have at least two or three common species, one of which is quite common in Europe. Although they are not classified as true vines, they do grow fairly tall and some have been found to reach three feet or higher. They are cultivated as vegetables, fruits, and even wild flowers.
Many health benefits are ascribed to Aronia berries, or chokeberries, as they are sometimes called. One of the many claims is that the pulp from the leaves contains antioxidants which are thought to reduce the risk … Read More