What are Goji berries? A plant resembling vines with a small fruit similar to a tomato, Goji berries are endemic to China or Mongolia. Known scientifically as Lycium barbarum, these berries belong to the nightshade family, making them relatives of tomatoes and eggplants. The fruit is sun-dried to allow for extended storage and intensified flavor.
Goji berries have been used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine for a wide range of medicinal and beauty purposes.
What makes this superfood so powerful?
The chemical composition of this superfruit is astonishing. Despite its small volume, the Goji berry contains 18 amino acids, including all 9 essential acids. In a serving of Goji, we meet nearly 10% of the daily protein requirement. Additionally, it is rich in fiber, which aids in intestinal improvement. A serving of Goji contains 150% of the daily required amount of vitamin A, beneficial for skin, eyes, and hair, as well as 500 times the amount of vitamin C found in an orange.
Benefits in cosmetics: It is an exotic ingredient that provides a lot of energy and vitality to the skin due to the wide variety of compounds it contains (polysaccharides, amino acids, and vitamins). It helps maintain healthy and good skin conditions. It is dermo-stimulating and also antioxidant - promotes the production of collagen and elastin and reduces hyperpigmentation and oxidative stress. It can give you clearer and brighter skin thanks to vitamin C. It is certified by ECOCERT.
Where do we have it in our products: REPAIR SERUM WITH TAMANU OIL