Goji berries have been used in traditional Chinese medicine for over 2,000 years. Some legends report that goji berries were eaten by monks in the Himalayan Mountains thousands of years ago , to help aid meditation and obtain greater health, vitality, longevity, energy and stamina.
Today they are known as superfood berries, due to their high levels of vitamins and minerals such as vitamins A and C, fiber, iron, zinc and antioxidants. This fruit also contains a surprising amount of protein, containing all 8 essential amino acids. Usually eaten raw, dried or in a liquid or powder form, Goji berries have the ability to fight disease, improve digestion and manage weight.
Country of Origin: China
Goji is loaded with an antioxidant called beta-carotene, which is a pigment found in plants and fruits, that helps promote healthy skin. Goji can increase your protection against free radical damage from the sun and also provides photoprotection for those who are susceptible to skin cancer and other skin disorders.