Native to Northern China and Russia, the schisandra berry is called “five-flavour berry” in Chinese because it contains all five basic flavours: salty, sweet, sour, spicy and bitter. It has been used in traditions Chinese medicine for thousands of years. Some of its uses include support liver and adrenal function, lower inflammation, help treat atherosclerosis, help deal with stress and anxiety, treat digestive tract problems, protect and treat problems of the respiratory tract, such as ulcers and gastritis, protect the skin, and increase fertility.
Adaptogen, anti-cholesterol, antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-stress, antitussive, astringent, hepato-protective, nervine, stimulant, tonic
Price per serving cup: $0.28