goji berries – lycium

Part used Fruit
Use Can be eaten like raisins
Benefits
  • Carotenoids and flavonoids stabilize capillaries in body, particularly the eyes
  • hepaprotective and a nutritive tonic for liver, kidneys and blood in Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • strengthens weak muscles and ligaments and improves male sexual performance
Dangers Nightshade family plant

Adapted from:

Winston, D. & Maimes, S. (2007). Adaptogens: Herbs for strength, stamina and stress releif. Rochester, VT: Healing Arts Press

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