Among the supporters of a healthy diet, Goji berries, which are grown in Mongolia, China, Tibet, have recently become popular. Wild varieties (common dereza) grow in our latitudes and are not inferior in properties to their exotic relatives, but some of them are poisonous, although they have a beautiful rich red color and a pleasant smell during flowering.
This picky and hardy plant can be planted on its site and not overpay, buying a foreign counterpart. For therapeutic purposes, all parts of dereza are used, therefore, a separate material can be devoted to listing its usefulness. Most often, marketers present it as an excellent means of restoring strength after hard work, physical training; during colds – as enhancing immunity. The berry contributes to the normal functioning of the reproductive system.
Goji has a lot of vitamin C and polysaccharides, potassium, amino acids. By the presence of beta-carotene, which supports the heart, blood vessels and eyesight, fights against tumors, the berry is more effective than carrots. In this case, the daily dose for an adult is only 2 tbsp. spoon and do not exceed it, as undesirable side effects are possible, for example, insomnia, nausea, abdominal pain. With general benefits for the liver, goji can be harmful if a person takes medications to treat this organ. Allergy sufferers need to be cautious with it, people with high blood pressure, diabetes, pregnant.