Aronia berries with lemon and ginger macerated in honey, in a jar

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Preparation time5 min
Waiting time7 days
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An effective immune tonic with a pleasant taste

Aronia berries with honey, ginger and lemon in a jar: a macerate with a special taste, which helps to strengthen the immune system, tones the body during periods of fatigue, supports the cardiovascular system, is hepato-protective, has an anti-inflammatory effect, facilitates digestion, and thanks to the high content of antioxidants they fight against free radicals.


A jar of ~250g, equivalent to ~8 servings at 25-30g serving (a spoon with a tip)



Estimated cost: 1.3


- recipient/jar;


  • Aronia berries with lemon and ginger macerated in honey, in a jar - Preparation step 1We prepare the ingredients:
    - 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.
  • Aronia berries with lemon and ginger macerated in honey, in a jar - Preparation step 2Place in the jar, in layers: the lemon slices, aronia (chokeberry) and sliced ginger, until the jar is full.
  • Aronia berries with lemon and ginger macerated in honey, in a jar - Preparation step 3We 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.
→ 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;
  • immuno-protective
  • vitaminizing/mineralizing;
  • source of fiber
  • regulates the tension;
  • regulates blood sugar;
  • protects the stomach;
  • anti-depressant;
  • digestive;
  • anti-diarrheal;
  • detoxifying;
  • anti-aging effect;
  • hepato-protective;
  • reduces stress;
  • 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;

Anti-tumor effects:

  • 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);
  • prevents depression and anxiety, reduces stress;
  • helps prevent neurodegenerative diseases (Alzheimer's, Parkinson's);
  • prevents the risk of dementia;
  • supports memory and improves learning processes;

Aids vision:

  • supports eyesight, chokeberry being rich in carotene (lutein and zeaxanthin, flavonoid antioxidants present in chokeberry);
  • prevents eye degeneration;
  • reduces oxidative stress in the eyes;
  • reduces inflammation in the eyes;
  • prevents the development of cataracts;
  • improves vision at night (anthocyanins improve micro-circulation and reduce capillary fragility);

Supports the digestive system:

  • helps digestion, being rich in fiber;
  • fights constipation;
  • fights diarrhea;
  • protects the intestines from bacteria;
  • detoxifies the body;
  • helps to lose weight (favors fat burning and increasing muscle mass);


  • helps to combat fatigue;
  • prevents the sudden increase in blood sugar and keeps the sugar level under control, thanks to dietary fibers;
  • prevents and fights allergies;
  • contributes to the proper functioning of the liver;
  • offers extra protection against UV radiation;
  • recommended for those with rheumatism and joint pain (cyanidin and anthocyanin);
  • prevents and treats urinary infections, thanks to quinic acid;
  • reduces the development of E. coli bacteria and Staphylococcus aureus;

Side effects

- excessive consumption can in some cases lead to gastrointestinal disorders;


  • for pregnant or breastfeeding women to consume only with the consent of the doctor;
  • it is contraindicated for those with kidney stone problems, as chokeberry contains oxalic acid;
  • for those with diabetes, a doctor's recommendation is necessary, and if you use honey, it should be acacia;
  • it is not indicated for people with gastric/duodenal ulcer;
  • attention for those with a high degree of coagulation, especially if they are going to have surgical interventions;


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