COMMON USES: Skincare and health food products.
Goji seed oil is naturally high in antioxidants, essential fatty acids, vitamins, amino acids, and trace minerals. These berries contain over 19 amino acids, like tryptophan that builds serotonin and phenylalanine that keep your adrenals happy.
Goji berries also contain vitamins B1, B2, B6, and vitamin E. Goji berries are filled with trace minerals such as selenium, phosphorus, calcium, zinc, iron, and copper.
Since goji berry seed oil contains powerful antioxidants, it helps guard the skin against free radical damage and resists signs of aging. Goji berries provide a robust defence against dangerous free radicals by reinforcing the immune system.
Anti-Aging, rich in essential fatty acids and Omega 6, natural beta-carotene Vitamin A and Vitamin C.
According to a recent study in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, drinking goji berry juice regularly can increase energy levels, raise mood, and improve digestion. It may also protect eyes from some age- related diseases like macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness in older adults. Its high level of antioxidants protects against UV damage while its beta-carotenes promote healthy, youthful skin.
Goji berry is one of the most nutritionally-rich foods in the entire world. Praised in Asia for thousands of years, goji berries are now being celebrated in the West for their superfood potential for longevity, vitality, and energy. Goji berries are rich in vitamins A & C and potassium and may contribute to immune, vision, and bone health.
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