goji berries


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goji berries

Small red berries, the secretions of which act as an aphrodisiac; data from Wuhan University reported increased sexual performance and sperm quality in rats.

Content
Beta-carotene; vitamins C, B1, B2 and other vitamins; minerals; antioxidants; amino acids; are said to contain isoleucine, tryptophan, zinc, iron, copper, calcium, germanium, selenium, phosphorus, B6 and vitamin E.

Effects
Believed to enhance immune system function, help eyesight, protect liver, boost sperm production and improve circulation. They act on the liver, lung and kidney channels and enrich yin.

Formulations
Raw, tea, tincture.
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Pinkish-red in color and native to Tibet and China, goji berries are about the size of raisins and can be eaten fresh or dried as a snack, used in cooking, cereal, trail mixes and smoothies.
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With no messy peel, goji berries are a light and nutritionally rich snack, said to be favoured by stars such as Madonna and Liz Hurley
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