Goji Berry – Farmacy Friday

Nature has given us many kinds of beneficial fruits, with the help of which we can stay healthy.  Goji Berry is a Chinese fruit with medicinal properties that China has been using as medicine for almost 2000 years. The healthy goji berry fruit has a color orange and red and its flavor profile ranges from sour to sweet. It’s a perennial plant belonging to the nightshade family and its botanical name is Lycium barbarum. 

The Goji berry plant is bushily forked with a height of about 3 meters, but if the plant is not pruned its length can be up to 12 feet. The Goji berry plant has small stems that have leaves and fruits of every color of medium size.

The size of the goji berry is small but the work is large, i.e., this fruit, which looks small in nature, is beneficial in preventing many types of diseases. If you are looking for delicious and beneficial fruit, then Goji Berry is the best fruit for you, in which using can make your lifestyle more healthy.

 This fruit contains more than 21 minerals and different types of vitamins, so goji berry is called a “superfood”. Goji Berry is rich in amino acids and antioxidants along with important elements like iron, calcium, fiber, protein, sugar, selenium, copper, vitamin A, vitamin C, potassium, zinc, thiamine, carbohydrates, and sodium.

-Aditi Patel

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