Grown in the pristine, fertile mountain valleys of Inner Mongolia, Goji is a fruit popular in Tibet, China and the Himalayas. This berry is said to have various beneficial properties, and those who include it in their diet on a daily basis are said to live a long and healthy life.
Goji berry is one of the most unique nutritionally dense fruits and one of the finest antioxidants available. Its antioxidants keep cells from harmful reactive molecules called free radicals. Free radicals cause damage to healthy cells through oxidation. By consuming antioxidants like those in goji berries, free radicals can be neutralized and existing damage may even be repaired. A 100 gram serving of Goji berries provides nearly 100% of your daily recommended intake for vitamin C.
Goji berry detoxifies the body from harmful elements in a completely natural way. Given the quality components of goji, such as essential acids, dietary minerals, vitamins, monosaccharides, polyscharrides, fatty acids, linoleic acids, alpha-linoleic acids, phytosterols, beta-sitoterol, carotenoids, zeaxanthin, beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin, xanthopyll, lycopene, cryptoxanthin along with calcium, potassium, zinc, iron, riboflavin, Vitamin C and numerous other natural ingredients makes it a perfect tonic that is rich in many vitamins and minerals. Goji berry is also known to be very helpful if you are suffering from liver ailments and to improve eyesight. It is known to boost sperm production among men.
Health care professionals have confirmed that Goji berry products carry all the qualities of a truly balanced polysaccharide profile.
Medicinally, the goji berry has been used by the Chinese to make tea. Drinking this tea is a quick and effective remedy. It can be duplicated by combining two ounces of high-quality goji juice with hot water. It is also boiled as an herbal tea, often along with chrysanthemum flowers, or used in soups.
Goji berries strengthen the immune system and may stimulate release of rejuvenating human growth hormone by the pituitary gland. Goji berries have been related as strength building, adding longevity and linked to sexual potency. In some study groups with elderly people given goji berries they showed increased optimism, appetite improvement, better sleep, and some patients partially or fully recovered their sexual function. Some claim that the Goji is a spiritually significant food.
The true Goji Berry is much sweeter, better tasting, and has phyto-energetic properties that are so high that there is no comparison. Polysaccharides are the very large, long-chain sugar molecules that are nourishment for macrophages (large white blood cells) in the walls of the intestines. The macrophages are then transported to other immune cells, setting off a chain of beneficial defensive events in our body. Goji berries help in the treatment of kidney and liver problems and also used to lower cholesterol, lower blood pressure, and cleanse the blood.
These large true Goji berries are the authentic, very pure Grade A Goji berries that are shade dried, organically cultivated wild plants. These Goji berries are the purest form of the Lycium berry. These berries have been grown in protected valleys in wild and cultivated areas of Inner Mongolia in million year-old soil where pesticides have never been used.
Large true goji berries are a very rich source of vitamin C, having 500 times more vitamin C per ounce than oranges. They are also a superb source of vitamin A, and have more beta carotene than carrots. They have vitamins B1, B2, B6, and E and are becoming well-known as a powerful antioxidant (Lab verified 36000 orac units). They also are a rich source of both selenium and germanium.
Goji berries have 18 amino acids (higher than bee pollen) and 21 trace minerals, linoleic acid and other beneficial food co-factors. Large true Goji Berries are a “super” raw food of the highest order. It takes approximately 3 kilos (6.6 lbs) of fresh berries to make 1/2 kilo (18 oz) of dried berries. These raw goji berry treats are a great source of protein (13%) too.