Also known as wolfberry, these bright red †˜superfruit’ berries have been used for thousands of years in China and Tibet as a culinary and medicinal ingredient. Member of the deadly nightshade family (Solonaceae) which includes tomatoes, potatoes and eggplant.
FOOD ACTIVES: Over 21 trace minerals - calcium, magnesium, selenium, iron (x15 amout in spinach), zinc, all amino acids (unique for a fruit), thiamin, and fibre. Jam packed full of antioxidants (esp carotenoids and vitamin C) they rank top of the ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) chart.
BEAUTY BENEFITS: A natural anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal food. The antioxidants fight free radicals and reduce inflammation to maintain a smooth radiant complexion warding off signs of ageing. The presence of magnesium and thiamin helps to improve your quality of sleep and feeling of wellbeing, allowing you to radiate beauty from the inside, out.
COOK: Readily available as dried fruit. Perfect addition to smoothies or on top of a breakfast bowl or added to tea.
TIP: When adding to a recipe, simply soak for 5 to 10 minutes, helping to make them plump and juicy. Keep the soaking juice as a tonic.
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