- wash the aronia in 2-3 water, separate the aronia berries from the bunches and let them dry on paper towels to remove the excess water; - wash and clean the ginger, then cut it into thin slices; - wash the lemon well and cut a few thin slices.
Place in the jar, in layers: the lemon slices, aronia (chokeberry) and sliced ginger, until the jar is full.
We pour the honey, little by little, patiently, so that it drains well between the aronia berries, the ginger slices and the lemon slices, until they are covered.
Close the jar tightly and leave it to macerate in the refrigerator for 1 week, after which the contents can be consumed.
→ If the lemon is not organic, it is good to peel it. Storage/Validity: → It is recommended to store in small glass containers, necessarily cold, in the refrigerator. → If it is not opened, such a jar can be kept in the refrigerator for up to 6 months. → From opening, consumption within a maximum of 3 months is recommended.
→ One spoon with a tip will be consumed 1-3 times a day, preferably on an empty stomach, half an hour before meals. → It can be administered for long periods of time, with the recommendation that after each month of administration you take breaks of 2 weeks.
Effects and benefits
important source of antioxidants: anthocyanins, flavonoids, phenolic acids;
contains the highest level of anthocyanins and proanthocyanins;
rich in vitamins: A, B, C, P, K and Q;
rich in minerals: calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron, zinc and manganese;
rich in carotene, lutein and catechin;
tonic / energizing;
the antibacterial effect;
source of fiber
regulates the tension;
regulates blood sugar;
protects the stomach;
protects the body from intoxication;
Supports the immune system:
strengthens the body's immunity (aronia being rich in vitamin C);
prevents colds and flu (aronia are rich in ellagic acid and myricetin);
prevents bacterial infections in the respiratory system;
reduces the risk of colon or breast cancer
fight against free radicals;
aronia inhibits the growth of cancer cells in colon cancer;
Supports the cardiovascular system:
chokeberry helps regulate blood pressure due to its high potassium content, which has a dilating effect;
helps prevent and even treat atherosclerosis;
prevents coronary diseases;
decreases the risk of myocardial infarction;
effectively cleans the blood;
reduces triglycerides and bad cholesterol (LDL);
Supports cognitive functions:
helps increase neural activity;
helps to strengthen neural connections;
reduces oxidative stress in the brain (due to anthocyanins);