Wolfberry

wolfberry

Wolfberry

Chinese name:枸杞

Lycium barbarum is a multi-branched shrub of Lycium barbarum in the Solanaceae family . It is distributed at home and abroad. The whole body of wolfberry is a treasure. Ming Li Shizhen’s “Compendium of Materia Medica” records: “Pickling wolfberry leaves in spring, named Tianjingcao; picking flowers in summer, named longevity grass; picking seeds in autumn, named wolfberry, and picking roots in winter, named Digupi”. The tender leaves of wolfberry are also called wolfberry head, which can be eaten or used as wolfberry tea. Modern research, medlar reduce blood sugar, lipotropic action, and resistant to artery gruel atherosclerosis. In addition, wolfberry can also be used as hedge planting in gardens, potted tree stumps, and shrubs for soil and water conservation.

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