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Is wolfberry good for eye?

Yesterday my friend gave me some wolfberry and he told me that they were good for my eyes. Does anyone know about this?
05/01/2013
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  • Shelby harris

    Yea, wolfberry is good for eyes. The wolfberry is a deciduous woody perennial plant which grows up to 1 meter high in the north west of China. It is the fruit of Lycium barbarum and Lycium chinense, two every closely related species of boxthorn in the family Solanaceae including the potato, tomato, eggplant, chili pepper and tobacco. The wolfberry has high nutrient value and antioxidant content. Typical phytochemicals in wolfberry include polysaccharides, betaine, zeaxanthin, physalien, cyptoxanthin, sesquiterpenoids and triterpenes. In addition to improve vision, wolfberry can improve lymphocyte transformation rate and macrophage phagocytic function, hence enhancing immune system. With antioxiadant function, wolfberry can slow the ageing process. It can also inhibit DNA mutation and prevent the growth of cancer cells. By the way, chewing the wolfberry fruits can benefit the body more than steeping them in boiling water.
    05/02/2013
  • Danielle lewis

    Yes, the wolfberry is a kind of very fantastic food or medicine natural good for your health. After long time eating this, your face will turn to pink and you eyes will be brighter. Why? It just because it contains abundant of polysaccharides, protein free amino acid, taurine, vitamin B1, B2, E, C, especially, the carotene's containing quantity is very high. Besides, a lot of mineral such as Potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium, iron, copper, manganese, zinc, selenium are contained in this good fruit. So we can use it to heal the disease of dizzy or light-headedness as well as hypopsia or weak eyes sight. You can eat it very day but not too much, you would better take it less than 30 gram, or the rest of nutrients will waste if your body can not absorb such much.
    05/03/2013
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