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Wolfberry / Lycium chinense / barbarum


Family:

Solanaceae

Genus:

Lycium

Species:

chinense / barbarum

Folk / Common Names:

Goji berry, Gou qi Zi, Chinese Wolfberry, Box Thorn, Tea - Tree, Prickly box, barbary, Tibetan Goji, Himalayan Goji, matrimony vine, chinese box thorn , Duke of Argyll's tea , Lycium, Bastard Jasmine,

Actions:

Antispasmodic,diuretic, laxative, tonic, kidney tonic, liver tonic, nourishes semen,

Part(s) Used:

Berries

Constituents:

Lycin, tropein, cholin, sugar, tannin, cyanhydric acid , leucine, Vitamin C Vitamins B1, B2, B6, vitamin E, Beta carotene, 21 trace elements, over 18 Amino aids , physalien , Betaine, Beta- sitosterol

Uses:

Majikal Uses:

None Known

Notes:

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