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herbal STAPLE "goji berries"

herbal STAPLE "goji berries"

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Goji Berries sourced from Ning Xia, China where they are prized for their medicinal qualities.

Other common names: Wolfberries, Gou Qi Zi, 枸杞子

An ancient superfood widely used in cooking and TCM as an important part of a health-promoting diet.

From a biomedical perspective, research has shown that the polysaccharide component of this berry contain anti-ageing, anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory properties. They are also a good source of vitamin c, carotenoids which are good for skin and can convert to vitamin A, and zeaxantin which helps protect your eyes.*

Your eyes will be grateful after a long day of screentime. 

TCM Functions

Nourishes your kidneys and liver yin where energy and nutrition is dispersed to the eyes.

Promotes smooth movement of Qi.

Moistens lungs.

Neutral in nature.

How To Use

Enjoy as a tea. Add chrysanthemum and red dates for a sweet herbal infusion.

A sweet snack.

Add to your salads, smoothie bowls, soups, stews, porridge, congee, baked goods for enhanced nutrition and a mild sweet flavour.

Storage

Once opened, please store herbs in an airtight container, in a cool, dry place and away from direct sunlight. Storing in the fridge is preferable. Goji berries will easily turn moist and perish if stored in warm and humid conditions.

Notes

Source: Ma, Z. F., Zhang, H., Teh, S. S., Wang, C. W., Zhang, Y., Hayford, F., ... & Zhu, Y. (2019). Goji berries as a potential natural antioxidant medicine: An insight into their molecular mechanisms of action. Oxidative medicine and cellular longevity, 2019.

Product of China.

May contain traces of other parts of the plant.

Due to the nature of natural herbs, there may be slight variations in colour & taste with each batch, but never in the quality.

These statements have not been evaluated by the TGA. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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