Sperb’s Herbs Ep. 1 – Gǒu Qǐ Zǐ (Goji)

Gǒu Qǐ Zǐ, also known as Goji or Goji berries, has become an incredibly popular “super food” in the last several years. This podcast will explore this herb, it’s Chinese history and uses, as well as the hype surrounding it. Is all the hype deserved? Or not?

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Show Notes


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