Black wolfberry and other products rich in anthocyanins

Black wolfberry is black fruit wolfberry, categorized to solanaceae wolfberry,multi-prickly shrub, with more hard branches, the branches often appears the Z curved shape,and white. Black wolfberry is found the natural plant with highest content of anthocyanins. and with the highest quality, it’s easy to get aborbed by human body,it known as “the king of anthocyanins.”

Difference between Black and Red wolfberry

black wolfberry
black wolfberry

Black wolfberry are wild,with smaller sized fruits, it’s ellipse and black, sugar content is very low. It tastes just slightly sweet when directly chew it.
Red wolfberry
Red wolfberry

diabetic patients can also be assured to eat it. Red wolfberry flat long red fruit’s sugar content is high, it tastes sweet when you directly chew it.

Black wolfberry is rich in anthocyanins, so the soak water temperature has certain requirements, use 60 ℃ below the warm water or cold water brewing. Because anthocyanins at high temperature easy to damage, so can not boil for a long time high temperature. Black wolfberry’s nourishing is very strong, adults can be practical about 5g a day. Red wolfberry is not afraid of high temperature, you can directly chew, soaked in water, soaked wine, soup, etc., adults eat about 20g a day or so better.

Differenct between black wolfberry and white thorn fruit

Black wolfberry appears dark black, 95% of the fruits are with stalk, 5-8 seeds inside the fruit, it feels a little soft when you squeeze it with fingers, white thorn fruits have no stalks, one single seed inside the fruit, and is hard.

white thorn fruit
white thorn fruit

The color of black wolfberry tea is dark, the sugar content of which is low, the tea tastes slightly sweet. The fruits will float on water. Whereas white thorn fruit tea appears light color, its tea tastes sweet due to its hight sugar content.

Difference between black wolfberry and blueberry.

Black wolfberry appears dark black and is with stalk on each fruit. The fruit taste slightly sweet but not sour at all; Blueberry is dark purple, they are without stalks, and tastes sweet and sour.


The color of black wolfberry tea is dark, the sugar content of which is low, the tea tastes slightly sweet; Blueberry tea’s color is very light, and tastes sweet due to high sugar content, most of the fruits won’t float on water.

Difference between black wolfberry and dyed fruits

Dyed fruits can be easily distinguished as weel, pick out several blalck wolfberry and put them into a cup, the blue elements will appear in water like silk if it’s real black wolfberry. With dyed fruits, blue color will be released immediately and obviously once the fruits are added into the water. Another way is to check the stalks, Qinghai black wolfberry is with grey stalk, when the stalks are blue, it must be dyed.

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