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Goji berries (gǒuqǐ zi, 枸杞子)

Also known as wolfberries, goji berries have been used as an herbal remedy for over 3,000 years, with their first recorded use as such showing up in the pivotal The Classic of Herbal Medicine. They are thought to be anti-ageing because they can benefit the kidneys and to nourish jing, or kidney essence, which underpins human vitality. These vibrant and lightly floral berries are also rich in vitamin C, antioxidants, fiber and vitamin A, and generally come in dried form, used in teas and several dishes to improve nutrition and eyesight.

Goji berries (gǒuqǐ zi, 枸杞子) is found in...