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Alternative Names

Aronia berries, Red Chokeberries, Black Chokeberries, Purple Chokeberries CAUTION: Please refer to separate listing for Red Chokeberry, Purple Chokeberry

Scientific Name

Aronia Melanocarpa

Why Do People Use Black Chokeberry?

Oral preparations of Aronia melanocarpa (Black chokeberry), like black chokeberry powder, are not sweet. In fact, they are rather astringent in nature. What makes black chokeberry so healthy is its high antioxidant and vitamin C levels. The berries of this fruit are used to make jam, wine, juice, syrup, tea and soft spreads.

Is It Safe To Use?

There is no information to rate the safety of black chokeberry.

How Effective Is Black Chokeberry?

Aronia melanocarpa (also known as black chokeberry) has been extensively studied in clinical trials due to its high anthocyanin content. The purple-black color of these chokeberries is also secondary to the presence of anthocyanins. The dark color of black chokeberries serves several purposes. The dark color attracts birds and other insects. This way, assists the plant in effective pollination. Also, the dark color of this fruit absorbs most of the damaging UV rays and prevents these rays from damaging the core of the fruit. Moreover, this aids the plant in effective photosynthesis as well. Anaylysis of anthocyanins in chokeberries has shown that Aronia melanocarpa is rich in chemicals like cyanidin-3-galactoside, epicatechin, caffeic acid, quercetin, delphinidin, petunidin, pelargonidin, peonidin, and malvidin. All these except caffeic acid are members of the flavonoid category of antioxidant phenolics.

How Black Chokeberry Works?

There is no information available regarding the mechanism of action of black chokeberry powder.

What Are The Side Effects /Adverse Reactions of Black Chokeberry?

Use of black chokeberry powder doesn’t seem to cause significant side effects.

How Black Chokeberry Interacts With Other Herbs and Supplements?

Not known.

How Black Chokeberry Interacts With Drugs?

Not known.

How Black Chokeberry Interacts With Foods?

Not known.

How Black Chokeberry Interacts With Lab Tests?

Not known.

How Black Chokeberry Interacts With Diseases and Conditions?

Not known.

What Should Be the Dose/Administration of Black Chokeberry?

There is no typical dosage for the oral or topical usage of black chokeberry powder.


The fruit part of Black Chokeberry can be eaten raw, but it is less sweet as compared to red chokeberry.

General Certificate of Analysis (COA)

Specification sheet links below are a standard copy of the COA less the batch or lot number and manufactures dates. Specification sheet can be dated and should only be considered as a general information. Please contact and request an up to date COA if needed for specific updated information before placing order by filling out the contact form with product name and SKU number. If ordering quantities of twenty five kilos or more contact for availability.

Specification Sheets

Black Chokeberry Powder


These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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