There are many ways to eat Goji berry, the common ones include chewing, soaking in water (wine), cooking porridge, and boiling soup. Among them, chewing directly is most conducive to the absorption of nutrients, but the dosage should not be too much. It is more appropriate for healthy adults to take about 20 grams per day to avoid excessive nourishment.
If you use Goji to make tea or soup, it is best to eat the Goji together and don’t discard it. People with weak physique, cold susceptibility, and poor resistance are best suited to supplement their body with Goji, but they must persist for a long time and eat a little daily to achieve results.
Goji is warm, and people who are catching a cold, fever, inflammation, or diarrhea due to spleen deficiency should not consume wolfberry. In addition, Goji berry has a high sugar content, 19.3 grams per 100 grams of sugar. Diabetic patients should use it with caution.
Goji berry health recipe
1. Clear liver and improve eyesight: Goji chrysanthemum tea
Composition: a small handful of Goji berry, a few dried chrysanthemums, and a moderate amount of rock sugar.
Preparation method: After washing the Goji berry and dried chrysanthemum, put it in a teapot together with rock sugar, brew with boiling water, let it stand for a while until the rock sugar melts, and then drink it.
Efficacy: Disperse wind, clear heat, improve eyesight, suitable for dizziness, headache, blurred vision, etc., which can relieve visual fatigue.
2. Nourishing essence and nourishing kidney: Goji longan ointment
Recipe: Goji berries and longan meat 200 grams each.
Preparation method: Wash the Goji berries, put them in a casserole with longan meat, add an appropriate amount of water, and simmer over a low fire until it becomes a paste, turn off the heat, and put it in a porcelain pot. Take 1-2 spoons each time and take it with boiling water.
Efficacy: Replenishing liver and kidney, improving eyesight and intelligence, suitable for mental fatigue, forgetfulness, blurred vision, and weakness of waist and knees caused by excessive thinking and kidney essence loss.
3. Nourish blood and calm the nerves: Goji red date porridge
Recipe: a small handful of Goji berry, 9 red dates, appropriate amount of japonica rice.
Preparation method: Wash the japonica rice, Goji berry, and red dates, put them in a casserole, pour clean water, and cook them.
Efficacy: To calm the mind and calm the nerves, nourish blood and invigorate the kidneys, suitable for upset, insomnia, tinnitus and forgetfulness, and soreness in the waist and knees.
4. Nourishing Yin and Eliminating Heat: Goji Ophiopogon Drink
Recipe: a small handful each of Goji berry and Ophiopogon japonicus, and appropriate amount of rock sugar.
Preparation method: After washing Goji berry and Ophiopogon japonicus, put it in a casserole with rock sugar. Add water to boil, turn to low heat and cook for 5 minutes, then turn off the heat, and drink after warming.
Efficacy: nourishing yin and clearing away heat, suitable for symptoms such as fever and yin deficiency or yin deficiency and dryness of the lung, such as dysfunction, dry mouth, dry throat, sore throat, dry cough and little sputum.