benefits: anti-aging, blood
description: Native to North America, aronia berries (aka chokeberries) are becoming a popular health food. Packed with nutrients and antioxidants, such as vitamin C and anthocyanins, and offer wonderful health benefits. Fresh aronia berries are commonly used to make juice, jam, syrup, and wine.
Elderberries are the fruit of the elderberry shrub. A rich source of antioxidants known as anthocyanins, elderberries are cultivated for medicinal and food purposes. Elderberry was so named because Native American herbalists regarded it as a wise “elder” plant thanks to its ability to promote health and vitality.
FUN FACT > Elderberry has long been used as an herbal remedy for colds, the flu, and sinus infections.