This is a medicinal plant, a shrub used for food. In ancient Chinese medicine it was used to treat heart disease, kidney disease and urolithiasis.

      Modern pharmacological studies have shown that black goji has antioxidant, anti-fatigue, anti-diabetic properties, has effects on the cardiovascular and nervous system, heartburn, jaundice, respiratory problems and many other pharmaceutical benefits. It has been confirmed that it has a secret.

      The roots, leaves and fruits are mainly used medicinally. The fruits of the plants contain a lot of anthocyanins; these pigments are widely used as natural food colorings. Black goji berries contain organic acids, minerals, vitamins, anthocyanins, polyphenols, flavonoids, and polysaccharides.

      The fruits are recommended to be consumed in decoctions, infusions, dried and infused from the leaves. It is also produced in the form of various preparations.

      Also, the root system of black goji is well developed and prevents erosion.

Nodira Nurillaeva – PhD,
teacher at the Department of Botany at Samarkand State University.