Lycium/Goji Berry (Gou Qi Zi)
What is Goji Berry?
Slightly sour, slightly sweet, goji berries are considered one of the richest plant sources of antioxidants, vitamins, and essential minerals like iron—that’s why it’s considered a superfood. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, it’s thought to nourish your Jing, or essence, to promote vitality. It also supports Kidney Yin and Yang to strengthen the lower body and improve libido.*
What are the benefits of Goji Berry?
Goji berry is known for its high levels of antioxidants, such as vitamins A and C. It's also rich in fiber and iron, which help boost energy, support digestion, and improve the immune system. Studies suggest it may help support healthy blood sugar levels, increase energy, and promote longevity.*
Goji Berry Benefits:
- Treats fatigue
- Improves vision
- Boosts libido and sexual function
Goji Berry in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Goji berries nourish the Liver and Kidneys and supplement Jing and Blood. It is used to brighten the eyes, as well as treat blurred vision and diminished visual acuity with dizziness.*
Gou qi zi also strengthens and warms the Kidneys to benefit sexual function and treat lower back and lower body weakness. Goji berries are used traditionally to help treat “wasting and “thirsting” disease, or diabetes.*
How to Take Goji Berry
Goji berry can be found dried and whole as a snack, in teas, or as a powder. Goji berry is used in many herbal supplements, including our Got Game supplement, to boost energy and overall health.
Easily incorporate goji berry into your diet with The Hao Life’s Chinese herbal supplements. Explore our herbal superblends to find out which one meets your unique needs!
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