Goji Berry Carrier Oil

Lycium barbarum

Studied Properties

Goji seed oil is naturally high in antioxidants, essential fatty acids, vitamins, amino acids, and trace minerals. These berries contain over 19 amino acids, like tryptophan that builds serotonin and phenylalanine that keep your adrenals happy. Goji berries also contain vitamins B1, B2, B6, and vitamin E. Goji berries are filled with trace minerals such as selenium, phosphorus, calcium, zinc, iron, and copper.

APPEARANCE Red orange colored liquid
ODOR Characteristic sweet odor

SPECIFIC GRAVITY @20°C 0.900 to 0.940
REFRACTIVE INDEX @20°C 1.460 to 1.490


The main chemical constituents of Goji Oil are:
Palmitic Acid
Stearic Acid
Oleic Acid
Linoleic Acid
Alpha-Linolenic Acid

ALLERGENS: No known allergens.

Common Uses

Skincare: Since goji berry seed oil contains powerful antioxidants, it helps guard the skin against free radical damage and resists signs of aging. Goji berries provide a robust defense against dangerous free radicals by reinforcing the immune system. Anti-Aging, rich in essential fatty acids and Omega 6, natural beta-carotene Vitamin A and Vitamin C.

Other benefits: According to a recent study in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, drinking goji berry juice regularly can increase energy levels, raise mood, and improve digestion. It may also protect eyes from some age- related diseases like macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness in older adults. Its high level of antioxidants protects against UV damage while its beta-carotenes promote healthy, youthful skin.

Goji berry is one of the most nutritionally-rich foods in the entire world. Praised in Asia for thousands of years, goji berries are now being celebrated in the West for their superfood potential for longevity, vitality, and energy. Goji berries are rich in vitamins A & C and potassium and may contribute to immune, vision, and bone health.

Potterat, O., Goji (Lycium barbarum and L. chinense): Phytochemistry, pharmacology and safety in the perspective of traditional uses and recent popularity. Planta Med, 2010. 76(1): p. 7-19.
Amagase, H. and D.M. Nance, A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, clinical study of the general effects of a standardized Lycium barbarum (Goji) Juice, GoChi. J Altern Complement Med, 2008. 14(4): p. 403-12.

Mingxing Zhu, C.Z., Wenbo Yang, Xiuqing Wang, Weidong Yang, Effect of Lycium Barbarum Seed Oil on Serum SOD, MDA and GSH in C57BL/6J Mice with Type-2 Diabetes. Journal of Ningxia Medical University, 2011. 3(33): p. 201-203. Vidal, K., et al., Immunomodulatory effects of dietary supplementation with a milk-based wolfberry formulation in healthy elderly: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Rejuvenation Res, 2012. 15(1): p. 89-97.

Goji is the fruit of Lycium barbarum or Lycium chinense plant, two closely related species of boxthorn in the nightshade family of Solanaceae. Both of these species are native to Asia. The fruit is also an ingredient in traditional cuisines of China and Japan.

Goji berry has been used for over 2000 years in traditional Chinese medicine. The use of Goji was first recorded in 250 BC by a Chinese emperor in his book. This book contains all the medicinal and agricultural knowledge of the emperor and is actually the oldest Chinese book on herbs. In 16th century, another book was written which contains even more information on goji berry and its medicinal uses. Goji seed oil is extracted from the Goji seeds. These seeds are naturally high in antioxidants and have numerous skin and health benefits. When it comes to health and skin issues, goji works the best.

More about Goji Berry Carrier Oil

Studied Properties

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antioxidant
  • Moisturizing
  • Calming
  • Soothing

Common Uses

  • Anti-aging
  • Bath
  • Body Care
  • Hair & Scalp Care
  • Skin Care
  • Massage
  • Hydration
  • Dry Skin
  • Aromatherapy

Feature Constituents

  • oleic acid
  • linoleic acid
  • α-linolenic acid
  • palmitic acid
  • stearic acid

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