matrimony vine

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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.

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.

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.

Raw, tea, tincture.

matrimony vine

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One type, grown mainly in China, is the Lycium Chinense, often referred to as Chinese wolfberry, matrimony vine, or Chinese boxthorn.
Their lawsuit described the birthday party in the 38100 block of Boxthorn Street in Palmdale as a ``school district-sanctioned event,'' court records show.
Anyhow, we gets over to the church, and he's just standing there and he says, 'Yes, this is where mum's house stood, here, this boxthorn tree was in the middle of the garden - the church blew us out - it had a flower garden.
O'Leary died Tuesday afternoon after he was kicked and beaten May 20 at a party in the 38000 block of Boxthorn Avenue.