-Adaptogen + Youth Tonic-
Schisandra chinesis (five flavor fruit) is a fruit bearing vine. It's purple-red berries are described as having five tastes: sweet, salty, better, pungent, and sour. Schisandra is used as an adaptogen for increasing resistance to disease and stress, increasing energy, and increasing physical performance and endurance. Schisandra is also used for preventing early aging and increasing lifespan, normalizing blood sugar and blood pressure, stimulating the immune system, and speeding recovery after surgery. It is also used for treating liver disease hepatitis and protecting the liver from poisons. The Chinese have developed a liver protecting drug called DBD that is made from schizandrin, one of the chemicals in schisandra. Other uses for schisandra include treatment of high cholesterol, pneumonia, coughs, asthma, sleep problems (insomnia), tiredness and irritability associated with emotional disturbance, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), chronic diarrhea, dysentery, night sweats, spontaneous sweating, involuntary discharge of semen, thirst, erectile dysfunction (SD), physical exhaustion, excessive urination, depression, irritability, and memory loss.
Suggested Use: Add 1 Tablespoon in a cup of boiling water. Sweeten if desired, or add to juioce or smoothies. Enjoy!
- Caffeine Free
- Earth Made
- Hand Made with Love in Santa Cruz, CA