Goji Berry is a nutritious antioxidant rich superfruit!
For 1,000’s of years Goji berries have been consumed by the Tibetan Himalayan people for their medicinal,strength building and anti-aging properties, as well as being acclaimed by numerous nutritional experts and clinical studies as possibly being the healthiest food source on Earth
This sacred Goji berry is so cherished by Tibetan monks that they traditionally honour it for a two week celebration at the end of every year. Goji Berry is also highly prized by Tibetan healers, who have used it for centuries to help with kidney, liver, eye, circulatory, and skin problems.
The berries of this superfruit have been shown to contain powerful immune enhancing antioxidants such as polysaccharides, flavonoids, 19 amino acids, more beta carotene (the natural precursor to vitamin A) than carrots, more iron than spinach, and 500 times the amount of Vitamin C ,by weight , than oranges, making them second only to Camu Camu as the richest known Vitamin C scource on earth . It is also a wonderful source of vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, and E, and fatty acids.
Goji berries are rich in up to 21 trace minerals including zinc, iron, copper, calcium, germanium, selenium and phosphorus. . About 11mg of iron per 100 grams can be found in the Gojis, as well as betasisterol, sesquiterpenoids (cyperone, solavetivone, an anti fungal compound), tetraterpenoids and betaine for digestion. Goji berries also contain polysaccharides which support the immune system.
Goji berries are high in essential fatty acids, the healthy omegas, which are required for the body's production of hormones and the smooth functioning of the brain and nervous systems. In particular, linoleic acid is abundant.
Goji berries are an amazingly rich source of zeaxanthin, a close cousin to lutein that helps protect the health of the retina, is good for the skin, and enhances the body's ability to reduce stress, and helps to promote longevity and vitality
Goji Berry may assist the body with:
Relieving the symptoms of Fibromyalgia, Lupus, Chrones Disease
Neutralising the toxic effects of chemotherapy and radiation
Research shows that Goji Inhibits the growth of tumors (cancer prevention)