The Goji berry is a deep-red, dried fruit about the same size as a raisin. It?s very sweet and tastes something like a cross between a cranberry and a cherry.
Goji Berries are reported to contain 18 Amino acids (six times higher than bee pollen), more Beta Carotene than carrots, more Iron than spinach, and 21 Trace Minerals.
Goji Berries also contain Vitamin B1, B2, B6, and Vitamin E (rarely found in fruits). The Goji Berry contains more Vitamin C by weight than oranges!
Goji berries are 13% protein!
This bright red berry also contains many complex compounds, and phytonutrients, which explains in part, the incredible health benefits being experienced by people today.
The Goji Berry also contains extremely high levels of antioxidants. It is quite possibly the highest antioxidant food on earth.
Goji Berries have been used in Tibet for at least 1,700 years. Tibetan Medicine includes these berries in the treatment of kidney and liver problems. They are also used in Tibet to lower cholesterol, lower blood pressure, and cleanse the blood.
Goji Berries have a long history of use in the treatment of eye problems, skin rashes, psoriasis, allergies, insomnia, chronic liver disease, diabetes and tuberculosis. Goji Berries are also used by the people of Tibet to increase longevity and as a general health strengthening tonic.
Modern science has shown that this bright red berry not only contains extremely high levels of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, but also contains many unique phytochemicals, polysaccharides, and complex compounds that scientists are just beginning to understand.
Goji berry juice
A zesty energizing drink or spreadable jam depending on the amount of water added.
1/4 cup Tibetan Goji berries, soaked, keep and use soak water
1/2 tsp orange zest
1/2 tsp grated fresh ginger
1 pitted date or 1 tsp raw honey or agave nectar
Blend until pureed for a jam, add 1 cup coconut or purified water for a juice.