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Aug 17, 2007
Goji Berries the latest discovery in the world of nutrition, are truly an amazing food. Extremely healthy and versatile, suits everybody's needs and can be used by anybody.

Let us have a look at some of the benefits of Goji juice.

Boosts your immune system to fight diseases
Powerful antioxidant helping in fighting premature aging.
Regulates blood pressure
Regulates blood sugar at the initial stages of diabetes
Prevents DNA mutation, inhibits tumor growth and control peroxidation of lipids.
Positively affect vision and cardiac functions and also works wonders for headaches and insomnia.
Sexual health and fertility
Weight regulation
Improves dry cough
Improves digestive system and also improves memory.

Also

Improving of vision
Increased flexibility
Treating insomnia
Headache and muscle and joints pain
Better and focused memory
Better energy levels
Better stamina

We can get those amazing benefits from goji, in several various forms, due to the berry's versatility. There is goji juice, dried gojies, goji tea, and various other goji applications.

Goji berries have also found use in skin-care products. Laboratory studies have shown its antioxidant properties as well as its effectiveness in increasing dermal hydroxyproline level in mice which can increase collagen synthesis improving skin quality.

It is also seen that Goji berries could also be prepared as tonic decoction which is wonderful for regulation of blood pressure and could also lower cholesterol levels.

The root bark of Goji berries is certainly bitter but has a very cooling, antibacterial effect. It can control cough and high fever. It can also lower blood pressure and blood cholesterol.

Goji berries could be taken internally and it can treat internal hemorrhages, chronic fevers, tuberculosis, nosebleeds, asthma, coughs and many other ailments. A goji ointment could also be applied externally in case of itching of genitals. The bark of Goji berries is generally harvested in the winter season and is then dried to be used for diuretic and purgative purposes.

Tea could also be prepared from the leaves of Goji berries which is quite nourishing. The family to which Goji berries belong produces other fruits and all of them boast of rich source of vitamins, minerals, flavanoids and other bio-active compounds. Generally fruits dont have essential fatty acids but Goji berries are exceptions in this case.

Also, goji berry makes an excellent ingredient in the kitchen! We can prepare lots of yummy recipes using gojies. Refreshing drinks and smoothies, sweet bread, healthy pies, delicious sauces.

So, we've seen the benefits, we know the various ways in which we can obtain them. Why not have a goji smoothie now?
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What exactly is the Goji Berry? Find more information about Goji at
Goji Berry
Guide | What is Goji

Learn more details about the nutritional facts of the Goji Berries at
Goji
Berries Guide | Nutritional Facts
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