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Health Benefits of Chinese Herb Schizandra - Where to Buy Schisandra Fruit Online

Updated on January 15, 2012

Schizandra herb is a simple homemade detox, a plant native to Russia and China. The Chinese name of Schisandra is wu wei zi which means a herb containing five flavors. The scientific name of Schizandra is schizandra chinensis. According to Chinese Medicine, Schisandra has been used by Chinese physicians since ancient times as a natural detox, a body tonic, a nervous system tranquilizer, and a natural herb containing liver regenerative properties.

On one hand Schizandra tones the body and on the other hand it retains energy of our body. It helps protect liver from hepatotoxins and its liver regenerative qualities help in proper functioning of the liver.

A study carried out in 1972 has revealed up to 76% improvement in patients with inflammation of liver. This herb is one of the best natural remedies for hepatitis.

Active ingredients of Schizandra are:

  1. Volatile oils.
  2. Phytosterols including stigmasterol and beta-sitosterol.
  3. Lignans including gomisin and deoxyschisandrin.

Principal nutrients of Schizandra are vitamin A and C, fat, silica, magnesium, chromium, and phosphorous.

Schizandra fruit - berries
Schizandra fruit - berries | Source

Schizandra also helps protect lungs from inflammation of bronchial tree and asthma. Fruit of Schizandra helps the functions of adaptation during high stress levels. Schizandra increases the response times of reflexes making a person awake, alert, and oriented to person, place, and time in times of tension and depression. Schizandra fruit has been found beneficial in treatment of depression enhancing mental coordination and concentration levels.

Other form of Schizandra - I don't know which one.
Other form of Schizandra - I don't know which one. | Source

Schizandra also stimulates sexual desires. It also helps in reaching climax in patients with orgasmic disorders. Schizandra fruit balances body fluids helping kidneys to function at their optimal levels.

Least but not last, it is very interesting to note that this no side effect herb stimulates production of liver enzymes thereby improving digestive system decreasing intestinal abnormalities serving as a natural body detox. Schizandra contains more than 30 types of lignans which form a protective covering over the liver. It is not only an antiasthmatic herb but is also an anti bronchitis remedy. It is sexual stimulant and natural tension reliever. Schizandra is one of the best herbs in Chinese natural medicine.

Wild Schizandra leaves
Wild Schizandra leaves | Source

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      Trsmd 

      7 years ago from India

      Though Schizandra is believed to benefit all the functions of the body, it has traditionally been considered to have the most influence on the Kidney, Lung and Liver functions.

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