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What is Goji Berry
Goji Berry is also known as wolfberry, lyceum barbarum, gi zi, gou or Fructus Lycii. This evergreen shrub grows predominantly in the subtropical and temperate regions of China, in the Himalayan regions of Tibet and Mongolia.Goji berry plants grow to a height of 1-3m (around 15-20 feet).  These deciduous, perennial and woody plants are found mainly in south China,...
Side Effects of Goji Berries
Goji berries are tiny red-orange berries which are harvested in the Himalayan regions of Tibet, Nepal and some areas of north and south China.These berries have been used in traditional Chinese medicine for over 6000 years.In the Himalayan regions which produce the world’s best goji berries, these fruits are revered and every year, two weeks are set aside to...
Best Uses of Goji Berry
Goji Berries also called wolfberries grow in shrubs.These plants are cultivated in Asia – China, Mongolia, Himalayan regions of Tibet and Nepal and south-western Europe.The two popular varieties of goji berries consumed around the world are Tibetan and Himalayan Goji Berries.However, most of the fruits are not really grown in these regions. These tiny fruits (1-2cm) in size are...
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If you visit a health food or Chinese food store, it is likely that you will come across products labeled as Tibetan or Himalayan Goji Berry.These come from the Lycium barbarum or Lycium chinense plants which are woody, deciduous, perennial shrubs that grow in China and the sheltered valleys of Tibet, Nepal and Mongolia in the Himalayan regions.These berries...
Growing Goji Berries at Home
Wolfberries or goji berries or Lycium barbarum belong to the Solanaceae family which includes among other plants eggplants, potatoes and tomatoes.Goji berries are predominantly grown in Asia and south east Europe. There are many varieties of goji berry plants. The Lycium barbarum variety grows in the Ningxia Hui regions of northern China.These are deciduous woody shrubs which grow to...
Goji Berries for High Blood Pressure
Blood is pumped into our arteries using a certain force that can be measured. The pressure that is used to pump this blood is called blood pressure.Usually this pressure is normal although in some individuals it could be high or low. If a person suffers from hypertension, high blood pressure or HBP, he or she could be at greater...
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