What are Goji Berries?
The goji berry has been a cherished food and medicine for thousands of years throughout Asia. The fruit of the Lycium barbarum plant, goji berries have been a staple in traditional herbal medicine systems, and have recently been embraced by Western cultures for their nutritional benefits and wonderful flavour. According to ancient legends, Himalayan monks relied on goji berries to improve their overall health, and the berries provided them with increased vitality, longevity, Energy and stamina.
Where are Navitas Naturals Organic Goji Berries sourced from?
Navitas Naturals Organic Goji Berries grow in the lush, fertile valleys of the Ningxia Province in China. When the berries on the vine of the Lycium barbarum plant ripen during the warm summer months, they're hand harvested and then carefully sun-dried to preserve their maximum nutritional density.
How can I be sure Navitas Naturals Organic Chinese Goji Berries are really organic?
These premium goji berries are grown on certified organic farms (by the USDA). Additionally, Navitas Naturals uses third party lab testing in the USA to ensure theses goji berries are pesticide free, sulfite free, and free of any other additives or chemicals.
How might Navitas Naturals Organic Goji Berries benefit my body?
Navitas Naturals Organic Goji Berries contain a wide range of Nutrients including carbohydrates, protein, healthy fats, soluble fibre, all 18 Amino Acids, potent Antioxidants, Vitamin A and vitamin C, and more than twenty trace Minerals and vitamins such as Zinc, iron, Phosphorus, vitamin B2, Vitamin E, and beta-carotene.
I've notced green spots on my Goji Berries, is this mold?
Navitas Naturals Organic Goji Berries are minimally processed and can vary from batch to batch. Sometimes the small fibres of the goji berry plant (leaves) can stick to the berries throughout the drying process. This can give the appearance of mold-like spots on the berries, but don't worry they are not dangerous to consume.