Goji Berry, a solanaceae plant, is mainly distributed in Eurasia and America. Until now 80 species of Goji Berry have been found all over the world, with 10 edible species among them . China has 7 edible Goji Berry species and Ningxia Goji Berry is of the best nourishing ingredient.
Now Goji Berry has been researched not only in China. With the benefit of America and Japan scientists’ further exploration about Goji Berry nutrition, it is soon spread to the world and serves as a healthy natural food to customers.
In China, Goji Berry is mainly planted in Ningxia, Gansu, Qinghai, Inner Mongolia, Xinjiang, etc. Among them Ningxia Goji is the most famous. Zhongning county, Ningxia ,China is the cradle of world Goji Berry and the original place of Ningxia Goji Berry.
Ningxia Goji Berry is the only drug listed in the Pharmacopoeia of the People’s Republic of China.
Goji Berry has been used in China for more than 1800 years. (The earliest Goji Berry book was Shen Nong’s Herbal Classic written in Eastern Han dynasty. At least in Tang dynasty Goji Berry was already used as precious nourishing ingredient.)
The record of artificial cultivation is about 300 years. (Goji Berry is one of the most common nourishing ingredient in Chinese’ daily life.)
According to traditional theory of Chinese medicine，Goji Berry has nine important benefits to human body：
Beauty and health
Inhibit tumor growth
Lower blood sugar and fat
Support eye health and improve vision
Hymatopoietic and hypoxia