Schisandra (Schisandra chinensis)


Part Used

Fruit & Seed

Country of Origin


What is Schisandra for?

Schisandra has long been used in the traditional medicines of China and Russia. It is classed as an herbal adaptogen, meaning it helps prevent physical and chemical stress on the body. In traditional Chinese medicine, schisandra is considered beneficial to qi, the life force or energy inherent in all living things.

Traditional Health Benefits of Schisandra

  • Lower stress levels

  • Increases endurance & energy levels

  • Enhances mental performance

  • Improves liver function

  • Helps maintain vitality & supports healthy cellular function

  • Helps lower inflammatory responses

  • Alleviates some symptoms of menopause - hot flashes, sweating & heart palpitations


  • Artificial Coloring Free

  • Artificial Flavoring Free

  • GMO Free

  • Sugar Free

  • Soy Free

  • Yeast Free

  • Dairy Free

  • Corn Free
  • Gluten Free

  • Wheat Free

  • Nut Free

  • MSG Free

  • Egg Free

  • Fish Free

  • Peanut Free

  • Shellfish Free

  • Kosher

  • Organic


This information in our Ingredient Reference Guide is intended only as a general reference for further exploration and is not a replacement for professional health advice. This content does not provide dosage information, format recommendations, toxicity levels, or possible interactions with prescription drugs. Accordingly, this information should be used only under the direct supervision of a qualified health practitioner such as a naturopathic physician.

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