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. Goji berries look similar to small raisins, but are orange-red and more bitter. They are eaten alone, in cooked form, or steeped as a delicious tea.
Our goji berries are perfectly dried when fresh. In addition, we've only sourced berries in the best size for an optimal infusion. Steep as a standalone ingredient or let it be part of your favorite herbal tea blend. For instance, in the video below you can learn how to make your own traditional Chrysanthemum Goji berry tea at home:
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?
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.
|Steeping time||3-4 min|
|Steeping temperature||100 °C - 212 °F|
|Leaves per 500ml / 17oz teapot||2-5 gram|
|Tablespoons / 500ml (17 oz)||0.5 tbsp|
|Tea Caffeine Content||caffeine free|
|Tea Region||Hui Minority Villages|
|Tea in Chinese||枸杞|
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