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Schisandra 1:1
Schisandra chinensis

Serving Type: Oral Liquid

Available In Sizes: 500mL

This product is part of the BioCeuticals Herbal Extracts, a range recommended for practitioners qualified in herbal medicine. The BioCeuticals Herbal Extracts are designed for extemporaneous compounding and dispensing for an individual patient following a consultation.

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Latin name: Schisandra chinensis

Family: Schisandraceae

Common names: Chinese magnolia vine, lemonwood, five flavour fruit, wu wei xi

Parts used: fruit, organic ingredients

The Schisandraceae family includes over 25 different plants. Indigenous to North-Eastern China, Russia, Japan and the Korean peninsula. Schisandra is a woody, climbing vine that reaches up to eight metres in height. The fruiting bodies, used medicinally, are a deep shade of red and are globular, arranged in a long ‘spike’ and growing between five to eight millimetres in diameter.[1]

Historically, the tiny red fruits of schisandra have been highly regarded by traditional Chinese medicine (TCM).[2,3] The Chinese name, ‘wu wei xi’, can be translated as ‘five flavour fruit’, in reference to the peculiar taste of schisandra berries that includes salty, sweet, sour, bitter and pungent flavours. In accordance with the energetic system within TCM, this implies that the herb nourishes all five elements, all three treasures and all 12 meridians.[2] It is also utilised as a kidney-lung tonic to restore qi.[3,4]

Product features:

  • Organic ingredients
  • Vegan friendly
Each 1mL contains herbal extract equiv. to dry:
Schisandra chinensis (schisandra) fruit 1g

Solvents: 50% organic cane ethanol, 50% mountain spring water.

Recommended dose: 10-40mL per week.
Shake well before dispensing.

For practitioner compounding and dispensing only.

  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Do not use if seal on cap is broken.
  • Store below 25°C away from direct sunlight.

For further education and research, refer to the BioCeuticals Schisandra Monograph.


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