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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Like many other berries, goji berries contain antioxidant polyphenols.
"Just 1 ounce of goji berries packs more punch than 1 cup of strawberries."
Since the early 21st century, there has been growing attention for goji berries for their novelty and nutrient value.
It is basically a homemade mixture of chia seeds, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, goji berries and bee pollen mixed together.
Some of the super claims are true: Acai berries, native to the Amazon rainforest, and goji berries, produced mostly in northern China, are indeed loaded with phytochemicals, plant compounds that seem to protect us from heart disease, brain deterioration, and cancer.
Traditional Asian healers have often recommended Goji berries to help diabetes, high blood pressure, fever and eye issues related to aging.
Goji berries boast an extremely high rating on the ORAC scale, an indicator of antioxidant potency.
London, January 17 ( ANI ): If you're bored of blueberries and have had enough of splashing the cash on goji berries, the pitaya could be the super fruit for you for it has been hailed as having remarkable health-giving properties, including the ability to regulate blood sugar levels in diabetes as well as providing a dose of anti-oxidants.
The symposium highlighted the new men's skincare line called OLIGOJI35, an anti-aging, energizing booster which combines Goji berries - powerful antioxidants - with the strength of trace elements.
Cancer biologist Gary Stoner of Ohio State University in Columbus and colleagues tested seven berry types against cancer of the esophagus in rats--black raspberries, red raspberries, blueberries, strawberries, noni berries, acai berries and wolfberries (also called goji berries).
Gourmet Raw showcased its raw and living food range, including a number of innovative new products, at the Natural & Organic Products Europe 2010 Launching nationally at the show, the gluten-free Oracle bar appeals to raw foodies and anyone interested in a natural, organic and healthy snack option, the Oracle bar is made with goji berries, hemp seeds and other delicious seeds.