Lycium's botanical name is Lycium barbarum L.
Lycium also has the common names Wolfberry fruit, Lycium fruit, or Chinese Lycium.
For thousands of years, people in Asia have used lycium fruit and licorice to help
maintain good health. Lycium is a Chinese herb that is used to improve vision, and to
prevent headaches and dizziness caused by liver and kidney deficiencies.
Lycium fruit extract contains both conventional nutrients and phytonutrients (nutrients
from plants), including vitamins, minerals, beta-carotene, polysaccharides, amino
acids, and are high in antioxidants.
The herb lycium is good for the following body meridians:
Liver; Kidney and Lung