Schisandra

 

Common names:

  • Schizandra
  • Magnolia vine
  • Five Taste Fruits

 

Essential components:

  • Schizandrin

 

Properties:

  • Adaptogen
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antioxidant

 

Summary:

  • Schizandra berries well known for its immune boosting effects. The chemicals in this berry gives it the ability to reduce the level of glutamic-pyruvic transaminase (SGPT), which is a marker for liver damage.

 

Uses:

  • Herbal tea
  • Supplement
  • Food

 

Precautions:

  • Avoid high doses while pregnant.