Goji Berries

Goji berry is deciduous woody perennial plants that grow about 3 m high. The leaves are lanceolate, alternate or in bundles about 7 cm in length and 3.5 cm width.

 

Health benefits of Goji Berries:

  • Goji Berries health benefits including longevity, sexual stimulant, analgesic, antibacterial, improvement of visual acuity, stronger muscle and as an immune system booster.
  • Also Goji Berries include treatment for diabetes, oxidative stress, liver damage, cancer and vision degeneration.

 

 

Nutrients from Goji Berries:

Vitamin and minerals you can get in Goji Berries including vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin B-complex, zeaxanthin, beta-carotene, iron, beta-carotene, selenium and germanium.

 

Research supported Goji juice doses are:

  • Anti-Aging: Usual dose is 30-60 ml daily
  • Athletic Performance / Energy: Usual dose is up to 75 ml daily
  • Blood Boosting: Usual dose is 30 ml daily
  • Allergies: Usual dose is 30-60 ml daily Arthritis and Inflammatory Conditions: Usual dose is 60 ml daily
  • Cancer Prevention: Usual dose is 30 ml daily
  • Cancer Management: Usual dose is 60 – 120 ml daily
  • Cardiovascular Health: Usual dose is 60 ml daily
  • Diabetes (adult-onset, non insulin-dependent): Usual dose is 30 ml twice daily
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders: Usual dose is 45 ml immediately before meals
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure): Usual dose is 45 ml daily
  • Immunity: Usual dose is 30-60ml daily
  • Liver Protection: Usual dose is 15 – 30 ml
  • Obesity: Usual dose is 30 ml morning and 30 ml afternoon
  • Sexual Dysfunction: Usual dose is 30 – 60 ml daily
  • Vision Improvement: Usual dose is 30 ml daily

 

Goji berry Side Effects and Warnings:

  1. Goji berry is considered safe when taken by mouth for most people.
  2. Goji berry may cause minor side effects such as nausea and vomiting.
  3. Goji berry has a blood pressure lowering effects that can compound other medications taken to lower blood pressure.
  4. Goji berry can lower blood sugar levels and can compound other medications for diabetes.
  5. Goji berry can interact with warfarin, a blood thinning drug and may cause bleeding side effects or bruising.

 

 

For more information about Goji Berry check link below:

Goji Berry at Wiki
Goji Berry at WebMD
Goji Berry at Goji Buzz
Goji Berry at Live Strong
Goji Berry at Bewell Buzz
Goji Berry at The Healthy Eating