Common Name: Wolfberry. Pharmaceutical name: Fructus Lycii. Latin botanical name: Lycium barbarum.
The name Goji in Chinese is actually Gou Qi, and translates as …
Main functions of Goji in Chinese medicine:
Improves and regulates the immune system, has anti-aging properties, lowers blood lipids, increase testosterone, protects the liver, contains anti-aging properties, stimulates estrogens, improves white blood cell counts, lowers blood sugars and blood pressure, is an anti-oxidant, and enhances memory function.
Goji stimulates the lung, liver, and kidney meridians.
Recommended daily dosage: 6 to 15 grams each day. Either decoct in boiling water and drink as tea, or simply eat the dried fruit.