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Goji Berry Tea

Goji Berry Tea

Product code: 216

Availability: In stock

Quick Overview:

Naturally sweet and slightly berry-sour. The Goji berry, also known as wolfberry, from Ning Xia has been grown and used to make tea in China and Tibet for more than a thousand years. Health experts praise this herb as a superfruit due to its powerful antioxidants and many health benefits.

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What are goji berries?

Goji berries (also referred to as wolfberries) are a type of berry grown in certain areas of China, Mongolia, and Tibet. They have been used in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years, and are packed with powerful health benefits. Rich in antioxidants, this nutritionally-dense berry is known to promote eyesight, balance hormonal systems, boost the immune system, improve circulation and protect the liver. Some studies suggest that it also assists in defending the body from cancer cells, high cholesterol, heart disease, and Alzheimer's. Goji berries look similar to small raisins, but are orange-red and more bitter. They are eaten alone or in cooked form. People also drink them in herbal teas, wine, and juice.

What is the difference between Chinese wolfberry tea and goji berry tea?

Goji berry tea and Chinese wolfberry tea are actually two names for the same tea. Goji berries are sometimes referred to as Chinese wolfberries. Though most people are referring to the same berry when using these two names, technically there are a few small differences between a Tibetan goji berry and Chinese wolfberry. The goji berries are smaller, sweeter and rounder than Chinese wolfberries. They also grow in different settings to achieve optimal quality.

What are the goji berry tea benefits?

The benefits of drinking goji berry tea are numerous, as they are nutritionally-dense and rich in antioxidants. These healing characteristics include promoting eyesight, balancing hormonal systems, boosting the immune system, improving circulation and protecting the liver. Particularly for men, studies suggest the berries can enhance sexual functions and fertility. In addition to this, they are recommended by some for defending the body from cancer cells, high cholesterol, heart disease, and Alzheimer's. In general, they have an anti-aging quality. Some studies also suggest that drinking goji berry tea can aid in achieving better sleep patterns, contributing to overall improved energy levels.

Additional Information

Steeping time 3-4 min
Steeping temperature 100 °C - 212 °F
Leaves per 500ml / 17oz teapot 2-5 gram
Tea Year 2014
Tea Season Summer
Tea Caffeine Content caffeine free
Tea Region Hui Minority Villages
Tea Province Ningxia Autonomous Region

Customer Reviews

Review by MSingh
These berries are very good for tea and just to eat them plain. (Posted on 3/2/15)
Review by Nick Lee
Those berries are great. It steeps a great cup of Goji tea on it's own, but I also tried adding a few berries in my daily cup of green tea and it works well. Sometimes I can't resist and simply chew on them as a snack. (Posted on 9/28/14)
Review by Leo S.
Usually I prefer just drinking water over beverages. Just a 3 or 4 Goji berries adds great additional flavor to my hot cup of water. (Posted on 4/29/13)

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