The small summer-green shrub grows to a hight of about 2 to 3 metres and develops slightly curved branches with very few thorns. Purple coloured flowers in June are followed by a vast number of large, 2 cm sized, orange-coloured berries in August. In Europe it is also popularly known as “Bocksdorn”. In Central Asia, the Chinese wolfsberry fruit has been a first choice throughout all times. It contains 4.000 percent more antioxidants than oranges and more vitamin B than any other fruit. Experts already refer to it as a true health and anti-aging sensation.