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Goji Berries

Goji Berries - 4 oz

Goji Berry is also known as wolfberry, mede berry, barbary matrimony vine, bocksdorn, Duke of Argyll's tea tree, red medlar and matrimony vine. It is a native fruit of southeastern Europe and Asia.

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Goji Berries <p>Also known as <strong>wolfberry</strong> or as <strong>lycii</strong>,  goji berry  is the fruit of an Asian species of shrub in the nightshade family, which makes the plant related to tomato, potato and eggplant. The dried berries closely resemble raisins, but are red in color and have a slightly tart, sour flavor.<span style="font-size: 12px;">Goji berries are commonly used in Asian cuisine as a flavoring and nutrient additive to soups, stews, tonics and rice congee. Also, the colorful berries are added to smoothies, cereals, baked goods, teas and “functional” wines and cordials.</span></p> <p>According to Chinese legend, an herbalist named Li Qing Yuen reputedly lived to be 256 years old thanks for having a penchant for <a href="http://www.herbco.com/p-400-lycii-berry-whole.aspx">goji</a>. While the validity of this story may be questionable, the known qualifications of goji as a superfood are almost too numerous to mention, but in brief include several phytosterols and carotenoids, 11 essential fatty acids and 22 trace minerals.</p> <p class="node">Research shows that eating <strong>Goji Berries</strong> offer definite health benefits. It may be because <strong>Goji Berries</strong> are filled with powerful antioxidants and other compounds. <strong>Goji berries</strong> also have compounds rich in vitamin A.</p> <p class="node">In laboratory tests, antioxidants minimize damage from free radicals that injure cells and damage DNA. When a cell's DNA changes, the cell grows abnormally. Antioxidants can take away the destructive power of free radicals. Research is ongoing to see if this effect carries over into prevention of disease and aging.</p> <p class="node">Some studies using <strong>goji berry</strong> juice found benefits in mental well-being and calmness, athletic performance, happiness, quality of sleep, and feelings of good health.</p> <p class="node">Our <strong>Goji Berries</strong> are 100% natural and never used any pesticide or hormones. Also we guarantee their freshness.</p>
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Also known as wolfberry or as lycii,  goji berry  is the fruit of an Asian species of shrub in the nightshade family, which makes the plant related to tomato, potato and eggplant. The dried berries closely resemble raisins, but are red in color and have a slightly tart, sour flavor.Goji berries are commonly used in Asian cuisine as a flavoring and nutrient additive to soups, stews, tonics and rice congee. Also, the colorful berries are added to smoothies, cereals, baked goods, teas and “functional” wines and cordials.

According to Chinese legend, an herbalist named Li Qing Yuen reputedly lived to be 256 years old thanks for having a penchant for goji. While the validity of this story may be questionable, the known qualifications of goji as a superfood are almost too numerous to mention, but in brief include several phytosterols and carotenoids, 11 essential fatty acids and 22 trace minerals.

Research shows that eating Goji Berries offer definite health benefits. It may be because Goji Berries are filled with powerful antioxidants and other compounds. Goji berries also have compounds rich in vitamin A.

In laboratory tests, antioxidants minimize damage from free radicals that injure cells and damage DNA. When a cell's DNA changes, the cell grows abnormally. Antioxidants can take away the destructive power of free radicals. Research is ongoing to see if this effect carries over into prevention of disease and aging.

Some studies using goji berry juice found benefits in mental well-being and calmness, athletic performance, happiness, quality of sleep, and feelings of good health.

Our Goji Berries are 100% natural and never used any pesticide or hormones. Also we guarantee their freshness.