SCHIZANDRA (Schizandra chinensis) aka - Chinese (Wu Wei Zi)
Schizandra grows wild in Northern China where it has been used as medicine for thousands of years. Schizandra is an adaptogen Asian herb that helps the body heal itself. It can help increase energy in the cells of the brain, muscles, liver, kidney, glands, nerves, indeed, the entire body. It stimulates the immune system and protects against free-radical damage, radiation, and the effects of sugar, as well as boosting stamina, normalizing blood sugar and blood pressure, and protecting against infections. Schizandra can help protect the body from both viral and bacterial infections. It is anti-bacterial, stimulant, and protects the liver against toxins. Schizandra also has been found to help allergies, depression, and fatigue.
- Primary Uses: Here are just a few of the maladies that Schizandra can provide relief for: • Diabetes • Fatigue/Loss of Vitality • Impotence • Mental Acuity Issues • Nervous disorders • Stress/Depression