When is the best time to eat goji berries, such as what happens if you eat too many goji berries?

Goji berries are the ripe fruits of the nightshade plant Goji berries. Pick the fruits when ripe in summer and autumn, remove the stalk, leave them in a cool place until the skin is wrinkled, and then expose to the sun until the outer skin is dry and hard, and the flesh is soft. In case of rain, it can be dried over a slight fire.

“Goji berries are our family always prepared Chinese medicinal materials, brewing tea, porridge, soup can put a few goji berries, not only healthy but also improve color and taste, I have to chew about 10 pieces of Kangde goji berries almost every day, strong bones and cold and heat resistance,” a netizen of Baidu Tieba shared. What are the common functions of goji berries?

First: nourish the yin and clear eyes, reduce the liver fire

Goji berries are also called “famous muzi”, goji berries are rich in carotene, vitamin A1, B1, B2, C and other calcium, iron and other essential nutrients for healthy eyes, want to make the eyes “discharge”, there is light in the eyes, drinking more goji berry soaking water is a good remedy. And goji berry polysaccharides can inhibit fat deposition in liver cells, promote liver cell regeneration and repair, it can be said that goji berries are especially suitable for people with strong liver, and Chinese medicine often says “nourish the liver and clear eyes”, because the liver and the eyes are connected, the liver is normal, the eyes will naturally be good. Goji berries and placenta are the first choice of computer families, and prevent dry eyes from radiation and fatigue. Often drink goji berry soaked water to remove liver fire, especially suitable for a cup when you are upset.

Second: improve immunity, prevent cancer and fight cancer

Experiments have proved that mice irrigated with goji berry aqueous extract or intramuscular alcohol extract and goji polysaccharide, detection can increase the number of antibody cells, improve the effect of antibodies, while goji berries have a significant inhibitory effect on the production and spread of cancer cells, the trace element contained in goji berries – germanium, can significantly inhibit cancer cells, make cancer cells completely rupture, can reduce the side effects of chemotherapy in cancer patients, prevent leukopenia, regulate immune function.

Third: replenish qi and nourish blood, beautify the skin

This is also why women like to soak water with goji berries, because goji berries have higher β-carotene content than carrots, higher vitamin C content than oranges, and higher iron content than beef. Natural β carotene can not only anti-aging, but also improve the skin’s ability to absorb nutrients, so women often drink some goji berry tea to achieve the effect of beauty whitening.

Fourth: descend three highs

Consumption of goji berries can significantly reduce the content of serum cholesterol and triacylglycerol, reduce and prevent arteriosclerosis, and treat high blood pressure. It is also a good health care product for coronary patients, especially diabetics, do not have to worry that goji berries contain polysaccharides, because goji berries contain derivatives of guanidine, which can reduce blood sugar very well, as long as the amount of consumption is controlled, adults do not exceed 20 grams a day.

When should you eat such a good thing as goji berries to give full play to the effect of goji berries? How many goji berries is best to eat a day?

  1. Take 20-30 capsules in the morning and evening, take it for a long time, nourish the eyes and prolong life.
  2. Goji berries have a tonic effect, so it is best to take them 1 hour after meals.
  3. Patients with gout eat two handfuls of goji berries every day, 50-80 capsules each time, once in the morning and once in the evening, and it is best to eat them at night before going to bed.
  4. Soak goji berries in water, put 15-20 grams of washed goji berries into a cup, soak in boiling water for 2-5 minutes, then drink water and chew the goji berries carefully. There is little harm in drinking goji berries in water, and drinking it all year round will not cause much harm. Goji berry soaking water has no restrictions on people who eat it, but it is necessary to suspend consumption for some physical discomfort symptoms. All in all, the harm of soaking goji berries in water is actually very small.
  5. Goji berries can be chewed (such as “Yi Kangde”, which is an authentic Ningxia Zhongning premium grade goji berry, good quality, and sulfur-free can be eaten directly), after washing, the longer the chewing time, the finer the chew, the better the absorption!

However, goji berries belong to warm things, and they can not be eaten too much, and their biggest side effect is that excessive consumption can lead to heat, nosebleeds, and even redness and discomfort in the eyes. There are three groups of people to pay attention to:

(1) Goji berries have the effect of warming the body, so people with too impatient temperament and high blood pressure should eat less as much as possible;

(2) People with weak spleen and stomach should eat less;

(3) Friends who are cold, fever, spleen deficiency, diarrhea, and body inflammation are best not to eat.

Friends who like to eat goji berries only need to be careful not to eat excessively, office workers soak water every day to drink in the afternoon as a wonder, not only play a role in nourishing the liver, but also help sleep. Note: The amount of goji berries suitable for healthy adults is 20g per day.

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