Grown in the wild pristine lowland fertile soil of the Ningxia Province, China. Farmers here use ancestral traditional sustainable methods that have been passed down for thousands of years.
GY GOJI BERRIES are grown in protected valleys in both wild and cultivated areas of Inner Mongolia in million year-old soil where pesticides have never been used. Ours are regularly tested for hundreds of potential pesticides and chemicals to ensure purity and quality. GY GOJI BERRIES are of superior quality, taste and texture and favored by our customers over other “certified organic” brands.
Goji Berries are a fruit that are also considered to be an herb because they contain most of the necessary vitamins and nutrients to sustain a healthy life. Goji berries are a great quick snack that offers many health benefits, and are one of the most unique nutritionally dense fruits and one of the finest antioxidants available (lab verified at 36,000 ORAC units). The antioxidants protect human cells from harmful reactive molecules called free radicals which cause damage to healthy cells through oxidation. By consuming antioxidants, free radicals can be neutralized and existing damage may even be repaired.
Components of goji berries may include; all essential amino acids (higher than bee pollen), 21 trace dietary minerals, vitamins, monosaccharides, polysaccharides, fatty acids, linoleic acids, alpha-linoleic acids, phytosterols, beta-sitoterol, carotenoids, zeaxanthin, beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin, xanthophyll, lycopene, cryptoxanthin along with calcium, potassium, zinc, iron, riboflavin, Vitamin C (100 gram serving provides nearly 100% of your daily recommended intake for vitamin C) and numerous others. These raw treats may be a great source of protein too (13%).
Goji berries may strengthen the immune system and may stimulate release of rejuvenating human growth hormone by the pituitary gland. In certain circles Goji berries are known as strength building, blood cleansing, adding longevity and linked to sexual potency and boosting sperm production among men. In some studies, people given Goji berries showed increased optimism, appetite improvement, better sleep, and some patients partially or fully recovered their sexual function. Goji berries have been known to be helpful if you are suffering from kidney and liver ailments, assisting to lower cholesterol & blood pressure and to improve eyesight.
GY GOJI BERRIES are sweeter than most,and have an intriguing taste somewhere between a cranberry, cherry and strawberry.
Add 1-2 TBS to smoothies, elixirs and teas, yogurt, oatmeal, soup, trail mix or simply eat raw by the handful. A therapeutic dose would be 1 to 2 handfuls (10 to 30 grams per day) – more can be eaten depending on individual needs.
Recipe Idea: GOJI JUICE
Ingredients: 1/4 cup (about 1oz) GY GOJI BERRIES, 2 cups water (preferably spring water). Soak GY GOJI BERRIES in water for 4 hours or more, even overnight. Process in a blender until well blended – enjoy!
Optional: 1/4 cup fresh blackberries, raspberries, blueberries or other fresh fruit to taste. Sweeten with GY Cane Crystals if desired. Soak goji berries in water for 4 hours or more, even overnight. Process in a blender until well blended – enjoy!
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- #1 herb in traditional Chinese medicine for Longevity.
- May naturally increase human Growth Hormone levels in the body, maintaining youth and vitality and helping stimulate cell reproduction and regeneration.
- Sometimes referred to as the ‘Happy Berry’ due to its natural occurring Lithium.
- May contain more beta carotene than carrots and may be a powerful source of Vitamin C.