Aronia melanocarpa-familiar and familiar to many decorative and berry culture. Unpretentious and hardy, in the spring it pleases the eye with abundant flowering, and in the autumn its branches bend to the ground under the weight of the crop.
That’s just before you take advantage of these generous gifts, you should make sure there are no contraindications. Aronia melanocarpa is insidious, and not everyone will benefit from its fruits.
Healing properties of Aronia melanocarpa
Berries Aronia melanocarpa have hypotensive, hemostatic, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic effect; they affect the process of hematopoiesis and help to strengthen the walls of capillaries, reducing their fragility and permeability. Due to the content of iodine in the fruit, the plant is useful for the prevention of thyroid diseases.
Traditional medicine uses Aronia melanocarpa for hypertension and atherosclerosis (as well as for their prevention), poor blood clotting and tendency to bleeding; berries include herbal teas and vitamin fees.
As a medicinal raw material used dried berries, which make decoctions and infusions, as well as fresh berry juice; many of its properties are preserved in the manufacture of wines, tinctures and liqueurs.
Contraindications to use Aronia melanocarpa
As usual, every coin has a downside. That a healthy person will only benefit, in some diseases can cause significant harm. And the healing properties of Aronia melanocarpa in some cases can turn into health problems.
Thus, the ability of the fruit of this plant to reduce blood pressure can be useful for hypertension — and in suffering from hypotension cause deterioration. And the action depends largely on the individual characteristics of the body, so you should be careful if you have never used Aronia melanocarpa or products prepared from it.
The iodine contained in the berries of Aronia is certainly useful — but in some diseases of the thyroid gland, additional intake of this element into the body can cause complications. Hemostatic properties and the ability to increase blood clotting-an undesirable effect for those who suffer from thrombophlebitis. In these diseases, the use of Aronia melanocarpa is also recommended to refrain.
In addition, do not use this plant with hyperacid gastritis, gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer on the background of increased acidity of gastric juice.
Use the gifts of your garden wisely, and let them bring you only benefit!