Why the Ningxia Wolfberry is much celebrated in China as a superfood

Whole dried organic Ningxia wolfberries (Lycium barbarum) are a unique variety of wolfberries that is grown and harvested in the Ningxia region of China. There are several factors that make them different from other varieties of wolfberries:

  1. Growing conditions: Young Living Ningxia Wolfberries are grown in the mineral-rich soil of the Ningxia region, which is known for its ideal growing conditions. The region’s high altitude, ample sunshine, and irrigation from the Yellow River create an optimal environment for the wolfberries to thrive.
  2. Harvesting and processing: Young Living uses a proprietary harvesting and drying process that helps preserve the nutrient content of the wolfberries. The berries are harvested by hand and then dried using a low-temperature process to preserve their nutritional value.
  3. Nutritional content: Young Living Ningxia Wolfberries are known for their high nutritional content, including antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. The berries are a rich source of vitamin C, beta-carotene, and other antioxidants that help support overall health and wellness.
  4. Flavor and texture: Young Living Ningxia Wolfberries have a sweet, slightly tart flavour and a chewy texture that makes them a popular snack and ingredient in recipes.

Overall, the unique growing conditions, harvesting and processing methods, and high nutritional content of Young Living Ningxia Wolfberries set them apart from other varieties. 

Here is a masterclass I did about the Ningxia Wolfberry and Ningxia Red if you want to know all the deets. 


  • Add a handful to dried nuts for a healthy snack.
  • Add wolfberries to your homemade granola or trail mix for a nourishing snack on a hike, at school, or around the house.
  • Add them to your favourite muffin, bread, or pancake recipes.
  • Toss wolfberries with leafy greens, shaved or crumbled cheese, and vinaigrette for an exotic, gourmet salad.
  • Top your yogurt or smoothie with wolfberries for a wholesome, satisfying breakfast.
  • Add them to your Slique® Tea for a sweet, tart twist.

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