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Why one should use Goji Berries ?
Goji the Himalayan shrub that bears the red berries is known for its unique qualities of curing the diseases, increasing the immune system of the human body besides adding to the spirit, energy and appetite among various other benefits. Why the fruit of this plant is considered so effective and useful?
The red berries of the Goji are immensely rich in antioxidants, carotenoids, vitamin A besides zeaxanthin. It is also a good repository for vitamin B complex and vitamin E and C. It may be surprising to know that the Goji fruit contain 500 times of vitamin c found in oranges.
The plant is also known for, its use to increase the sexual potency, its anti inflammatory quality, and the use in the treatment of prostate enlargement. The Goji berries are store house of essential fatty acids and minerals and thus effective in the treatment of obesity, cardiac problems and high blood pressure. It is known for its rich content of polysaccharides that strengthens the human immune system and said to contain 18 amino acids that no other food plant on earth can claim to possess. The efficacy of the plant may be gauged from the fact that the ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity Scale) units of the Goji berries is 25300 compared to the industry standard of a mere 3000 units and compared to 750 in oranges and 670 in cherries. This adds to the longevity of the individual and as such Goji is considered as an antidote for premature aging. The polysaccharides contained in the Goji fruit acts against the destruction of body cells and help maintain the human youth and strength.
Another factor that makes the Goji a wonder drug is its capacity to stimulates the human growth hormone by the pituitary gland that helps reducing the fat , increases sleep , faster healing and more libido all contributing for a more vibrant and youthful appearance for the body.
Written by Greenbird
Journalist and freelance writer
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