Benefit and harm

The benefits and harms of goji berries

As Chinese legend tells, goji berries can give eternal youth body. The color and texture they resemble raisins. Grow in China's Ningxia Hui province, it has been for 5,000 years. But, at the same time, particularly the popularity and demand have acquired relatively recently - about 10 years ago in Europe and the US, and then come to us. The unique properties of goji berries goji berries in a huge number of antioxidants, which are able to absorb oxygen free radicals. Note: studies have shown that this natural component are much greater than in the same prunes (5 times) or broccoli (25 times). Of course, goji berries benefits and damage is still not fully understood, are a novelty for us. However, many experts say that they: prolong youthfulness of the body; relieve insomnia; enhance mental activity; improve mood. But the fact that these berries lower cholesterol, protect the liver from the adverse impacts, reduce performance in blood sugar levels and prevent the development of cancer process - a proven fact! 

 In traditional Chinese medicine, their long and successful is used to treat a wide variety of ailments: nosebleeds; malaria; poor blood circulation; labored breathing; delirium; tinnitus; diabetes; cancer; visual dysfunction et al. Use these benefits to cleanse the blood and strengthening muscle and bone, as well as for improvement of kidney and liver. Note: Goji berries present zeaxanthin - substances, compounds are directly related to vitamin A. This component is beneficial for eye health because it prevents the development of age-related diseases: macular degeneration and macular degeneration.

Goji berries - a natural aphrodisiac. That's why in China (already for many centuries) they are used to increase sexual desire. With that, these unusual properties confirmed by scientists - these berries provide the production of "sex" hormones and growth hormone in mammals. There is even a suggestion that it is possible to increase the level of male fertility with regular use of them, thereby greatly increasing the chances of conceiving a baby. Chinese healers advise their patients who suffer from insomnia, eat daily for a small handful of these fruits. Important: goji berries benefits and damage is primarily dependent on the characteristics of the organism, can not eat before going to bed, it is best to do it early in the morning, because the body needs time to digest them. No less unique property of these berries - our ability to protect the skin from ultraviolet radiation, due to the content in its composition of antioxidants, neutralizing the impact of sun on the human immune system.