A Brief History of these Super Berries?
The use of these wonderful berries known also as 枸杞 in Traditional Chinese Medicine can be dated back to thousands of years ago. These berries are small in shape but are power-packed with a wide range of phytonutrients and vitamins. Regarded as a superfood, these berries are powerful fruits that are armed with robust health properties. Native to Asia, these sweet tasting berries can be eaten raw, dried or in liquid.
Low in calories, fat-free, an excellent source of fibre and a high antioxidant food, goji berries may help to fight diseases, manage weight and promote better digestion.
Did you know?
Goji berries were used in ancient Chinese Medicine for thousands of years to treat a number of ailments ranging from liver and kidney problems to issues with the skin, eyes, immune system and digestive tract! Talk about power! 💪🏼
Key Benefits of Goji Berries
IMMUNITY BOOSTER ⚡️
Our immune system is like the protector of our body to fend against external harmful organisms such as bacteria and viruses. These super berries contain large amounts of Vitamins A and C which are vital for building immunity and preventing illnesses.
These powerful fruits are also rich in antioxidants which are known for their immunity-boosting qualities and their ability to fight harmful free radicals and inflammation. These wonderful berries help to give our protective system a boost of energy, strengthening the system when fighting against harmful invaders.
ENHANCE EYE HEALTH 👀
Goji berries contains high levels of powerful antioxidants like zeaxanthin and beta-carotene. Beta-carotene is essential for eye, bone and skin health, as well as to improve cell development. Researchers believe that zeaxanthin can prevent macular degeneration - a progressive vision impairment that occurs when the central part of the retina deteriorates.
Studies have also shown that goji berries protect the retina from ganglion cells which are responsible for glaucoma, a condition that can lead to vision loss. Our eyes are one of the most important sensory organs in our body, hence it is pertinent for us to protect our eyes and protect our vision.
REGULATES BLOOD SUGAR LEVELS 🩸
Keeping your blood sugar levels in check is inherently vital to our overall well-being. Goji berries may be helpful in controlling the release of sugar into the blood. Research has shown that these powerful berries balance insulin and glucose levels in the blood. Healthy blood sugar levels = healthier you 😉
LIVER HEALTH 💪🏼
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, goji berries have long been used to treat liver diseases as it is traditionally believed that these berries have healing properties that can help improve liver health. These berries help to protect the liver and nourish the kidneys by inhibiting the deposition of fats in liver cells and promotes their regeneration.Do you drink a lot? Research has also shown that these fruits can help with managing liver health and prevent the progression of alcohol-induced fatty liver disease.
PROMOTES GOOD SKIN HEALTH ✨
Goji berries contains the highest amount of beta-carotene among all edible plants. Beta-carotene is known for its ability to promote healthy, clear and radiant complexion. These antioxidants help to protect against UV damage and skin disorders. Flawless and supple skin go hand in hand with good health!
IMPROVES SLEEP & RELIEVES STRESS 💤
Goji berries may help reduce fatigue by increasing energy levels, sharpen your focus and also enhances calmness while improving sleep quality. It is also said to improve one's overall mood. Better sleep, better you! 🥰
The Goji Magic
These wonderful super berries have been known for its numerous health benefits for the longest time. Our TILY blends are carefully crafted with you in mind - we infuse these berries with florals, fruits and herbs to bring out the best in every cup. We can't wait for you to get your hands on this magical cuppa!