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Goji Berries

Goji Berries (Dried)

Description

Wolfberry is the common name for the fruit of two very closely related species.  Lycium barbarum aL. Chinese, two species of boxthorn in the family Solanaceae.  These species produce a sweet tasting, bright orange-red ellipsoid berry 1-2cm long.  The number of seeds in each berry varies based on cultivar and fruit size, containing anywhere between 10-60 small yellow seeds that are compressed with a curved embryo.  The berries ripen from August to October in the Northern hemisphere and can be eaten raw.  May be consumed as wine or juice brewed into a tea or  prepared as a tincture.  The berries are also popular in traditional Korean, Japanese and Tibetan medicine.

Renowned as one nature’s most nutrient rich natural foods, wolfberries have been used in traditional Chinese medicine for nearly 2000 years and are believed to enhance immune system function, improve eyesight protect the liver boost sperm production and improve circulation, among other beneficial effects.  They contain 18 kinds of amino acids ) six times higher than bee pollen) and contain all 8 essential amino acids (like isoleuchine and tryptophan).  They also contain up to 21 trace mineral the main ones being zinc, iron copper calcium, germanium, selenium and phosphorus).

 

 

Ingredients

99.9% Goji berries Sulphur dioxide

  • Colour
    Deep to bright red
  • Odour
    Slightly tart to sweet flavour
  • Texture
    Firm to bite
Storage
Recommended storage in original packaging in a cool dry place protected from moisture insects. Away from direct sunlight and excessive heat as well as oily or odourous material. 12 Months from delivery
Country of Origin
China
PACKAGING
12.5kg
CODE
GOG001
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION (TYPICAL ANALYSIS PER 100G)
  • Energy
    1340 kj
  • Protein
    11.7 g
  • Carbohydrate
    61 g
  • - Sugars
    53 g
  • Sodium
    470 mg
Disclaimer:
The information contained in this specification is based on data considered to be accurate and reliable as at the date of the specification to the best of the supplier's knowledge and belief. It is user's obligation to determine the safe use of the product for it's own applications or suitability for use since the conditions of use, handling, storage and disposal are beyond the supplier's control. The user should therefore use any precaution as are necessary to ensure the safe and suitable use of the product described in the specification.