The goji berry is represented in China by a young goddess. It is considered to be the top Yin Jing tonic in Chinese herbalism, together with Ho Shou Wu. All Chinese herbalists say it is the most anti-aging herb.
The Latin name given to the goji berry by Linnaeus is Lycium. The whole Chinese system was categorised in the 1700's. They asked the daoists: “We want to name all these herbs, which one do we start with?” The daoists pointed to the goji. “Why?”, the botanists asked. “Because that's the one that teaches you about all the other ones.” Read More