Scientific name: Lycium barbarum

Family: Solanaceae

Origin: N and C China

Medicinal use: The fresh leaves are eaten as a vegetable. The fruit is also used in Chinese cuisine and is used to make herbal teas. As a decorative element they stand out for their red color and provide a contrast of flavor. We will use them dehydrated together with mueslis, granola or bars to enrich. They are ideal for mixing in salads, yogurt, chia pudding and vegetable creams.