This unusually named berry is a staple in Chinese herbal medicine and is used for a multitude of health-boosting purposes. Also called goji berry, Chinese wolfberry, and Chinese boxthorn, it belongs to one of two closely related species—Lyceum chinense or L. barbarum. It's a member of the nightshade family, which includes tomatoes, peppers, sweet potatoes, and eggplant. Read More

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