Chokeberry (Aronia) extracts may normalize blood clotting: Study

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Extracts from chokeberry (Aronia melanocarpa) or grape seeds (Vitis vinifera) may counter the effects of hormones linked to abnormal blood clotting, suggests data from a new cell study.

Healthy blood clotting is a necessary defense mechanism to prevent blood loss resulting from an injury to blood vessels, but certain disorders may provoke the activity of a protein involved in blood clotting (thrombin) and contribute to the development of diseases such as atherosclerosis, coronary heart disease, and stroke.

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