- Serving Size: 2.5g /cup
- Steeping Temp: 100°C
- Steeping Time: 5 mins.
- Certification: Organic
- Origin: China
- Caffeine: Caffeine Free
Shanti's organic Goji Berries are dried, whole berries without added preservatives, oils, salt or sugar. These plump and oblong berries are fruity in flavor, while chewy and tender in texture. Our Goji Berries are ideal for snacking, cooking, baking, or topping foods, such as cereal, granola, yogurt, and salads. Goji berries, also known as wolfberries, are a reddish-orange berry with a slightly sweet and usually sour flavor. With very high antioxidants content and great anti-inflammatory properties among other amazing qualities, goji berries are known to be one of the most nutritionally dense foods on Earth.
Story, Folklore, History...
Cultivated along the fertile floodplains of the Yellow River, for more than 600 years, Ningxia wolfberries have earned a reputation throughout Asia for its premium quality, sometimes described commercially as "red diamonds".
When ripe, the oblong, red berries are tender and must be picked carefully or shaken from the vine into trays to avoid spoiling. The fruits are preserved by drying them in full sun on open trays or by mechanical dehydration employing a progressively increasing series of heat exposure over 48 hours.
Tasting NotesCertification: Organic
Have you tried Goji Berries? Tell us what you think!
Not sure about the previous review, I received just goji berries and used them in tea as well as in a trail mix. They’re a bit more dry than other places, but the flavour is just as good. Plus organic is always a big bonus.
Submitted by Cindy
This made a good tea, but there were more ingredients than just goji berries. My sample had some kind of tea leaf in it and also some sugar balls.
Submitted by Jocelyne
From the Shanti Tea Canada Blog
Health: Goji Berries - by Safiya Motala
Often praised as a superfood, these little berries pack quite a punch. If you are looking for something to add to recipes or a healthy treat, look no further.
Goji Berries (or Wolf Berries) are bright orange in colour and originate from China. These berries have been used for centuries in Chinese medicine, believed to increase lifespan and improve health.
12 potential health benefits:
- Improves overall well-being
- Contain beta-carotene and 50% of the recommended daily intake of vitamin A in 28g
- Source of iron (14% of the recommended daily intake in 28g)
- Full of antioxidants
- Great source of selenium, 25% of the recommended daily intake in 28g
- Improves athletic performance
- Improves energy
- Improves sleep quality
- Helps aid in weight loss
- Low calorie
- Lots of fibre
What do you do with goji berries?
- You can use goji berries in tea by infusing 1 heaping teaspoon or more into 8oz boiling water, leave it covered for 5-10 minutes. You can...