Goji Berry

Be Aware Of The Interaction Between Goji Berries And Warfarin

goji berry and warfarin usage

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 and added to various recipes. Goji berries are very tender. […]

Goji Berries The Anti-oxidant Powerhouse!

The Benefits Of Antioxidants In Goji Berries

Antioxidants are minerals, vitamins and other nutrients. They help repair cell damage, and protect cells from attack by free radicals. Cell damage by free radicals can lead to a range of serious health problems like atherosclerosis, arthritis and cancer. Our immune system also gets weakened by attack from free radicals. Foods such as fruits and vegetables are rich in antioxidants and these can protect the immune system, stave off serious […]

What is an Ideal Dosage for Goji Berry

ideal dosage for goji berries

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 have a tangy sweet and sour taste. Most of […]