About Goji Berries


Goji berries, also known as wolf berries and western snowberries, are grown in the Himalayan mountain region. They have been used in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years. Today, the goji berry has gained international popularity and is listed as one of the world's superfoods.


The most nutrient-rich goji berries come from the Himalayan mountains of Asia.


According to Dr. Earl Mindell, the secret of human longevity lies within the goji berry.


According to legend, Li Qing Yuen (born in 1678) lived for 252 years because of the daily consumption of a soup made from the goji berry.

Medicinal Value

The goji berry is high in antioxidants and has been used to treat a number of ailments including arthritis, diabetes, heart disease and cancer.

Expert Insight

Mindell recommends 2 oz. of premium-quality goji juice taken to to three times daily to help maintain optimal health.


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Loraine Degraff has been a writer and educator since 1999. She recently began focusing on topics pertaining to health and environmental issues. She is published in "Healthy Life Place" and "Humdinger" and also writes for various websites. Degraff holds a master's degree in communications design from Pratt Institute.