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1. See goji.
2. A deciduous shrub (Symphoricarpos occidentalis) of western North America, having white berries and pinkish bell-shaped flowers.
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n, pl -ries
the berry of either of two plants of the genus Lycium, valued for its nutritional qualities
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(ˈwʊlfˌbɛr i, -bə ri)

n., pl. -ries.
a North American shrub, Symphoricarpos occidentalis, of the honeysuckle family, with bell-shaped pink flowers and white berries.
[1825–35, Amer.]
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Liu Guo's translation of the Fuda recipe: Astragalus membranaceus/astragalus roots or huang qi (20 g) to strengthen stomach and spleen; red dates or hong zao (30 g) to calm the central nervous system; Lycii fructus/wolfberry fruit or gou qi zi (30 g) to nourish kidney and liver, improve eyesight; Coicis semen/coix seed/Job's tears seed or yi yi ren
Bai fu ling wan ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), Shen li san ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), Xuan bu wan fang ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), Cong rong wan ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), Shuang bu wan ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), Gou qi zi wan ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), and Ping bu wan ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) contained more than 10 ingredients (Table 5).
If there was qi and blood dual vacuity, Huang Qi was increased up to 60 grams, and 15 grams of Gou Qi Zi (Fructus Lycii) and 30 grams of Dan Shen (Radix Salviae Miltiorrhizae) were added.