Schisandra berries are one of the 50 fundamental herbs in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Its adaptogenic properties make it widely known in Asia as a longevity and aphrodisiac herb. It has an extensive history of use in TCM as an anti-aging, sedative and tonic agent.
Qualities: It is one of the 50 fundamental herbs in Traditional Chinese Medicine and is said to contain all five basic flavors: salty, sweet, sour, pungent, and bitter. TCM refers to berries as ‘wu wei zi’ which translates as ‘five flavour fruit’. Because of this it is said to possess the essence of all five of the elemental energies; wood, fire, earth, metal and water.
The white film on these berries is the crystallization of sucrose from the berry. Consult a qualified healthcare practitioner before taking with medications. Not for use during pregnancy or breastfeeding except under the supervision of a qualified healthcare practitioner. We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
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