goji berry plants


Lycium barbarum is in the tomato family Solanaceae. Commonly known as Goji Berry, it has been cultivated in China for hundreds of years and is used in traditional medicine as a general health supplement for a variety of ailments. This berry has seen a rise in popularity in the United States in recent years, and has even been labeled as a superfruit. There are claims that the Goji berry has the highest protein concentration of any fruit, is high in vitamin C and carotenoids, and contains all essential amino acids. However, there has been little scientific research into the health benefits of eating Goji berries. Follow for more plant facts and photos!