宁夏 一级 枸杞子 （160-190粒 /磅）
Gou qi zi / Barbary Wolfberry Fruit (16 oz)
Gou qi zi / Barbary Wolfberry Fruit (16 oz)
Gou gi berries, also known as goji, wolfberries or snowberries, are prized for their health benefits as well as their unique, satisfying flavor. These berries have been used in traditional Chinese medicine and cuisine for centuries. They can also be infused with hot water to make a nutrient-rich drink. Recently named as one of the top ten superfruits, Goji berries are high in antioxidants and known to promote healthy vision and immune system.
From the manufacturer:
The taste is sweet. It is the dry matured fruit of the plant Ningxia Lycium barbarum. It is oval or fusiform, slightly flattened, 1.5-2 cm long and 4-8 mm in diameter. The surface is bright red to dark red, with irregular wrinkles, slightly shiny, and white fruit stalk marks on one end. The flesh is soft and moist, with many yellow seeds inside; it is flat and kidney-shaped. Odorless and sweet, the saliva from chewing is dyed red and yellow. The ones with large grains, thick flesh, few seeds, red color and soft texture are better. It is mainly produced in Ningxia. There is a small amount of production in Gansu.
②Jin wolfberry, also known as Jinxue Qi, Du Qizi, is the dry mature fruit of the plant Lycium barbarum. It is oval or cylindrical, with slightly pointed ends, 1 to 1.5 cm in length and 3 to 5 mm in diameter. The surface is bright red or dark red; with irregular wrinkles and dull. The texture is soft and slightly moist, with many seeds inside, and the shape of the seeds is similar to the previous one. Odorless and sweet. The ones with large grains, thick flesh, few seeds, red color and soft texture are better. The grain is small, the flesh is thin, the seeds are many, and the color is gray, red and old. Mainly produced in Hebei. In addition, it is also produced in Henan, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Shanxi, Jiangsu and other places.
Goji enters the Liver, Kidney and Lung meridians. It nourishes the kidneys, lungs, the liver, and improves eyesight. It has been used to cure liver and kidney yin deficiency, soreness of waist and knees, dizziness, faint vision and teary eyes, cough due to fatigue, diminished saliva and thirst, nocturnal emission.
①Tao Hongjing: Replenishing vital energy and strengthening the vagina.
② "Medicinal Nature Theory": It can replenish all deficiencies in essence, jaundice, pallor, improves eyesight, and soothes the nerves.
③ "Diet Therapy Materia Medica": use for strong muscles and aging resistance, eliminates wind [nerve irritation], nourishes bones and muscles, can benefit people, and eliminate wasting.
④Wang Haogu: Main use for heart disease, dryness, heartache, thirst and drinking, kidney disease disappears.
⑤ "Compendium": nourishes the kidneys, nourishes the lungs, and improve eyesight.
⑥ "Materia Medica": treatment of liver wind and blood deficiency, red eyes, pain, itching, dizziness. Cures apoplexy, dizziness, asthenia, all kinds of blood syndrome, coughing blood, dysfunction, convulsion, contracture, swelling, dryness, nocturnal emission, red and white turbidity, athlete's foot, knee pain.
Dosage: Oral administration: decoction, 5~15g; or made into pills, powder, ointment, or steeped in alcohol.
Cautions: People with excessive pathogenic heat [fever.colds, flu], wet spleen and diarrhea should not use it.
- Ginseng and Wolfberry wine
15 grams of codonopsis, 15 grams of wolfberry, 500 ml of rice wine. Wash the codonopsis and Chinese wolfberry fruits, dry them and grind them into coarse powder, put them into a narrow-mouth bottle, add rice wine, seal the mouth of the bottle, shake once a day, and soak for more than 7 days. Take 15 ml each time, 1 time in the morning and evening.
Efficacy: To replenish qi and blood, and calm the mind. Indications for deficiency of the heart and spleen, palpitations, insomnia, loss of appetite, fatigue, etc.
- Qiyuan paste
The medlar fruit and longan fruits are equal parts. Add water, simmer over low heat until the medlar and longan are soft and tasteless, remove the slag and continue to simmer into a paste.
Dosage: 1 to 2 tablespoons each time, and take it with boiling water. Indications: Used for liver and kidney deficiency, when “blood does not nourish the heart,” [palpitations, restlessness, insomnia, poor memory] weak waist and knees, dizziness, tinnitus, palpitations and forgetfulness.
- Hawthorn and wolfberry drink
Hawthorn and wolfberry each 15g. Combine both and add boiling water to brew. Drink frequently daily.
Efficacy: It is suitable for symptoms such as fatigue, loss of appetite, indigestion, weakness of waist and knees, and dim eyesight. Lycium barbarum contains a variety of unsaturated fatty acids, amino acids, vitamins and other ingredients. It has the effects of nourishing yin and blood, and improving eyesight. It can also protect the liver, lower blood pressure, and lower blood sugar. When shared with hawthorn, it has the functions of nourishing liver and kidney, and nourishing blood and brain.
- Wolfberry Tea
Chinese wolfberry and schisandra [wu wei zi] in equal parts. After drying, grind into coarse powder. Dose: Take 9 to 15 grams each time, steep in boiling water to replace tea. [or steep 1 tsp. of each as tea.] People with insufficient Qi and Yin cannot adapt to the hot summer climate. They are often dizzy and tired at the turn of spring and summer. They feel dizzy and tired, their feet become weak, They become upset and have spontaneous sweating, and their nutrition is reduced. The pulse is weak.