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Goji Berry & Warfarin
Dried goji berries resemble red raisins and this evergreen, deciduous shrub grows in the subtropical and temperate regions in Mongolia, China and the Himalayan regions of Nepal and Tibet.It belongs to the Solanaceae family similar to deadly nightshade, eggplant, tomato and potato. Goji berries have a mildly tangy flavor and can be consumed as dried fruit, juice, and capsules...
What is an Ideal Dosage for Goji Berry
Lycium barbarum or wolf berry is commonly called goji berry.There are two man species that produce commercially available goji berries – Lycium chinense and Lycium barbarum. They belong to the same Solanaceae family as eggplant, deadly nightshade, tomato and potato. This plant is a woody, deciduous variety that grows to 1-3m in height.The fruits are 2-3cm in diameter and...
Hibiscus Tea Helps in Weight Loss
Goji berries or Gou Qi Zi or wolfberries are mainly produced by two plants which are closely related – Lycium chinense and Lycium barbarum.These are perennial, deciduous woody shrubs which belong to the Solonaceae family along with tomato, eggplant and potato among other species.The goji berry plant can reach heights of 1-3m and are mainly cultivated in China, Tibet,...
Goji berry plants are deciduous, evergreen shrubs that are found mostly in the subtropical and temperate regions of Mongolia, China and Himalayan valleys of Tibet and Nepal.These red-orange berries, which resemble raisins when dried, have a tangy sweet-sour flavor. They can be consumed raw, as juice or goji berry supplements that are available as capsules.Goji berries have been used...
Wolfberries or goji berries have the botanical name of Lycium barbarum or Lycium chinense. These fruits are marketed widely as dried berries and have a tart sweet and sour flavor.They are reddish-orange in color and resemble raisins when dry. Goji berries (fruit, bark and leaves) have been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries.They grow abundantly along the shores...
ageing
Disorders suffered by older people are complications that arise from senescence or ‘biological aging’. These complications are different for different people.Aging disorders are also different from age-related disorders like chicken pox which affects mostly kids. and from genetic disorders such as accelerated aging diseases like Progeria.Some common age-related disorders that affect the elderly are cataracts and other eye disorders,...
weight loss
Losing weight is something that everyone has tried at some point in their lives.We desire to lose weight primarily to look good. This increases our self-esteem and helps us feel good about ourselves. Weight loss is also critical for health reasons.Obese people are more likely to suffer from heart disease, diabetes and other health problems. Many people hope there...
diabetes
Diabetes is caused due to defective insulin being produced, insufficient production of insulin or the inability of the body cells to utilize the insulin present in the body efficiently.The first condition is very uncommon. The last condition causes hyperglycemia that affects tissues and muscles and causes insulin resistance. This is type 2 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes, that is the...
Goji Berry for Cancer
Cancer or malignancy occurs due to an abnormal growth of human body cells. There are at least 100 types of cancer and symptoms will vary depending on the type.Traditional cancer treatment includes radiation, chemotherapy and surgery. There are many alternative treatment options available too which are said to benefit those undergoing cancer treatment.Some types of cancer occur more commonly...
Diet with Goji Berry Juice
Goji berries also called wolfberries or Lycium barbarum grow abundantly in northwest China, along the Yellow River and sheltered valleys of the Himalayan regions of Nepal, Tibet and Mongolia are considered one of the most nutrient-rich foods.They are slowly getting popular in the west and are being consumed by more people. These fruits are usually sold as dried fruits...
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