Goji Berry (Lycium chinense)
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 and steeped in hot water to help aid meditation. Traditionally, they’ve also been used to fight depression and anxiety or other mood disorders Goji berry benefits include the ability to naturally treat diabetes, hypertension, infectious diseases, and common illnesses like the cold or a fever. They’re a great source of antioxidants and Vitamin C, plus other phytonutrients that help protect skin and eye health. As they help balance triglycerides , they’re also shown to prevent heart disease.
Origin: Dieng Plateau, Indonesia