POWERS: heart, brain
FLAVOR: sweet & berrylike
DESCRIPTION: Also known as Japanese plum, the loquat fruit is sweet in nature and a mix of flavors similar to peach, cherry, citrus and mango. Originating in the wild evergreen rain forests of Southeastern China, where it spread all across the world.
Native to North America, aronia berries, aka chokeberries, are merging into mainstream as a bona fide health food. The small dark berries of the Aronia melanocarpa plant are packed with nutrients and antioxidants, such as vitamin C and anthocyanins, and offer wonderful health benefits for those who want to improve their health through better nutrition. Fresh aronia berries are commonly used to make juice, jam, syrup, and wine.