Pharmacological Functions of Goji Berries(I)
Dried goji berry is wonderful health food and can be used as a food and a medicine. non-toxic,
widely used in immersing in the wine, tea, water, soup, conjee, etc. In traditional medicine terms,
goji can nourish Yin and supplement Kidney, brighten eyesight and strengthen health.
A large number of modern scientific study shows that goji contains a variety of bio-active ingredients,
which is can be utilized. which the goji polysaccharide is the most use of the value, followed are the
goji pigment and goji seed oil.
Goji polysaccharide is the main bio-active ingredient of goji berry, there are many reports and research
on it, its main pharmacological effects of goji polysaccharide are: regulation of immune function,
enhance memory, anti-oxidation, anti-tumor, anti-cancer, weight reduction, lowering blood fat and blood
sugar, anti-anoxia , anti-radiation and so on.
------Excerpt from The Magic Ningxia Goji（edited by Ningxia Qixiang chairman, Wang Zi Gui and CEO Wang Xin).