A Review of Composition and Health Effects of Lycium barbarum

  title={A Review of Composition and Health Effects of Lycium barbarum},
  author={Emine Koçyiğit and Nevin Sanli̇er},
Lycium barbarum has a radical place in traditional Chinese medicine, also draws attention due to the potential health benefits in recent years. The antioxidant effects of Lycium barbarum have been studied in many aspects: as an anti-aging agent, for general health protection, against tumor growth, for the development of the immune system regulatory, to develop vision, and to protect against cancer and diabetes. High amounts of polysaccharide and carotenoid content are the main components of the… 

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