Goji Berries / Wolfberry – A Natural Fruit – Anti Aging Berry
What is Goji Berries or wolfberries?
Goji berries ((Lycium barbarum) have gained a lot of popularity in recent times as people in the West are waking up to the fantastic benefits offered by this plant. Goji berries are also known as the “Wolfberry” Eat a handful of goji berries daily and you’ll stay fit, healthy and young. This so-called “anti-aging berry”. The good thing about Goji berries is that it can be consumed directly or incorporated into recipes and used as food and in our case in our Goji berry wine which is delicious.
In Europe the red berries are usually sold as dried fruit or goji juice. In some cases they are claimed to be “natural” or “wild-harvested”, which gives the consumer the impression that they grow naturally without the use of chemical synthetic pesticides.
What Are the Benefits of Goji Berries? -Nature’s most nutrient dense fruit
Wolf berry or goji berries ((Lycium barbarum) are the most nutritionally dense fruit on Earth. They are a member of the nightshade family (Solonaceae). Goji berries contains all essential amino acids and has the highest concentration of protein amongst other fruits
Goji Berries One of the highest vitamin C of any fruit in the world
Goji berries are unique among fruits because, they are the richest source of the antioxidants carotenoids including beta-carotene of all food known to man; therefore they help to repair free radical damage which strengthens our body to fight off diseases.
Powerful antioxidants key to eternal youth
This amazing berries in one of the highest vitamin C of any fruit in the world. It contains natural anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and anti-fungal compounds.Its powerful antioxidant properties and polysaccharides help to boost the immune system. It’s no wonder then, that in traditional Chinese medicine they are renowned for increasing strength and longevity.
Eyesight -Sharper vision
Goji berries are a source of zeaxanthin, an antioxidant that may protect the eyes from high-energy light waves such as the sun’s ultraviolet rays (along with the carotenoid lutein). Studies suggest that zeaxanthin and lutein in the eyes are associated with better vision and decreased likelihood of cataracts and age-related macular degeneration. Although goji berries are a source, zeaxanthin is found in many vegetables including kale, spinach and broccoli.
Protects vital organs
In Asia Goji berry tea has been used as a treatment for people who suffer with diabetes this is due to their ability to balance our blood sugar levels. This inturn helps to improve the function of our vital organs
general health benefits
- Powerful antioxidant
- Maintain healthy blood pressure
- Reduces cholesterol
- Promotes normal blood pressure
- Enhances sexual function
- Improves your vision
- Supports healthy liver function
- Treats menopausal symptoms
- Improves fertility
- Alleviates anxiety and stress
- Supports normal kidney function
- Improves disease resistance
- Improves your memory and recall ability
- Helps chronic dry cough
- Relieves insomnia and improves quality of sleep