Herbal Information for Organic Lycium Fruit in Whole Form
Common Name: Lycium Fruit, Chinese Wolfberry, Goji berries, Fructus Lycii, Desert-thorn, Christmas berry,
Botanical Name: Lycium barbarum fruit
Pin Yin Name: Gou Qi Zi
Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.
Package Size: 500 Grams ( 1.1 pounds)
Form: Whole, Certified Organic, Unsulfured
Dosage: Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.
Brand: Plum Flower, species - authenticated herbs
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Not to use in cases external heat, (like swelling with inflammation), spleen deficient with dampness and loose stool or diarrhea.
Naturally Occurring Components: betaine, β-sitosterol, linoleic acid, physalien, cryptoxanthin, atropine, hyoscyamine, scopoletin, Zeaxanthin
Additional Information on Wolfberry
- Support Healthy Liver Function
- Promotes Healthy Joint Function
- Botanical Support for the Eyes
Shape: oblong--not round--but not thin.
Color: red or purplish red
Taste: sweet. The seeds should not taste acrid.
Smell: the smell is fragrant once the package is opened
Product Properties: Sweet, Neutral
Channels: Liver, Lung, Kidney
One of the easier ways to use Goji Berries / Lycium Fruit is to put into a smoothie. Great Taste, mixes well with any other fruits, and makes the smoothie thick! Try using these in Trail Mix instead of raisins.
Goji Berries A Superfood
Goji berries also known as Lycium fruit offers high amounts of protein, vitamin A, vitamin C, riboflavin, potassium, iron, magnesium, copper, and zinc. Goji also provides high levels of many antioxidants such as beta-carotene and zeaxanthin. Goji is related to the tomato, potato and eggplant, and offers many of the same antioxidants. These berries contain complex carbohydrates and provide a significant boost to the immune system. Promoting the normal growth of tissues and healing cell damage caused by free radicals.
Wolfberries are the richest plant source of zeaxanthin an important dietary carotenoid antioxidant that greatly benefits the eyes.
Reaping The Benefits Of Goji Berries
As a surprisingly high protein snack, dried Goji berry benefits also offer a beneficial amount of fiber. Plus, over 20 different vitamins, minerals and of course, a wealth of antioxidants. All those antioxidants in Goji berries work to support and give your immune system a boost. Antioxidants in goji berries help fight oxidative stress. Besides antioxidants, Goji (Lycium fruit) are loaded with polyphenol (micronutrients that naturally occur in plants). These active compounds help fight off free radicals and lower inflammation. Goji berries can aid in soothing joint discomfort. Enjoy your Goji berries with some dark cacao for dessert and you'll be reaping the polyphenol rewards!
One of the surprising Goji berry benefits you might not know about is that each serving has about four grams of protein and 18 different amino acids. Goji berries are packed with over 20 other trace minerals, including zinc, iron, phosphorus and riboflavin (vitamin B). Ounce for ounce, goji berries offer more beta-carotene than carrots and more iron than soybeans or spinach. Goji berries help to stave off iron deficiency. Goji berries help increase energy, endurance, and vitality. Goji Berries (Lycium fruit) promote cardiovascular health and benefits normal digestive.
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About Plum Flower Quality Herbs
Plum Flower is an established worldwide manufacturer of high-quality Chinese herbs, and innovative Chinese medicinal herbs and products. Plum Flower uses sulfur-free herbs and laboratory tests its products for contamination and heavy metals, such as mercury, lead, and pesticides.
Main Characteristics (Attributes) of Herbs
- Harvested at the proper level of maturity and correct time of the season to maximize potency.
- Free from Chlorine
- Manufactured without the use of sulphur
- Preservative Free
- Made at GMP internationally certified facilities (Good Manufacturing Practices) Quality control tests are done at the manufacturing site and at third party labs to confirm results
- Aluminum Phosphate free
- Packaged in an airtight sealed bag
- Pin Yin Names and Botanical Names are listed on the bag
- Certificate of Analysis are available upon request
- Conforms to Standards of Chinese Pharmacopeia
- No dyes, colors, or bleaching of the herbs
- We are a authorized direct distributor of Plum Flower Herbs.
- 500 gram bag size which equal anywhere from 4 to 6 cups of herbs
Chinese Traditional herbs should be regarded as a supplementary aspect to modern western healthcare, and not as a replacement. Chinese traditional herbs ( Teas ) emphasize harmony, and balance.
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