Schisandra chinensis | Schizandra | Wu wei zi | Five flavored fruit | Gomishi
Common Names: Wu Wei Zi, Five Flavored Fruit, Omija, Gomishi, 五味子
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Schisandra chinensis, a climbing perennial vine with bright red berries, has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for over 2000 years. The name “Five Flavored Fruit” represents the sweet, sour, salty, bitter and pungent flavors of this marvelous berry.
For the past 50 years Schisandra chinensis has gained in popularity and is a known remedy powerhouse in the Russian Pharmacopeia. As an adaptogenic, it is particularly useful for reducing mental and physical stress, decreasing fatigue, increasing endurance, mental focus, concentration and coordination.
In traditional folk medicine S. chinensis berry was a reputed tonic and used in anti-aging preparations, thanks to it’s potent antioxidant activities.
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- Our Free shipping option is slow(er) but very reliable too. Estimated shipping time for outside Europe is between two to four weeks depending on postal flows.
- For valuable orders we would advise the Registered option.