Goji Berries are sweet berries that come mainly from the northwestern areas of China in the Himalaya region. They are a very rich source of vitamin C and Vitamin A and contain more beta-carotene than carrots. Goji Berries also have vitamins B1, B2, B6, and E and are considered a strong antioxidant. They contain 21 trace dietary minerals, 18 amino acids, 6 essential vitamins and 5 beneficial unsaturated essential fatty acids. They are also a rich source of both selenium and germanium and have been used in a number of clinical trials involving cancer patients.
Goji Berries are well known for longevity and building a strong immune system and supporting healthy adrenal function. In Oriental medicine, they are said to correct “chi” deficiency, meaning that people with low energy, insomnia, and even anxiety feel better after consuming Goji Berries. For all of these reasons, it has become one of the oldest and most well known super fruits in the world.