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Schizandra: The Five Flavour Berry

Native to China and areas of Russia the Schizandra fruit is used in herbal medicine for its many health benefits. Schizandra is known as adaptogens, which help prevent physical and chemical stress on the body. Known as the five flavour berry, because it possesses the five major flavour types: sour, sweet, salty, bitter, and spicy, Schizandras health benefits, range from overall health, liver detox and boosting sexual function.




Key Constituents:

Sesquicarene

Phytoestrogens

Deoxyschizandrin

Schizandrol

Stigmasterol

Two major lignans: Schisandrin and Gomisin A

Vitamins C and E

Tannins




Schizandra Benefits Include:

  • As a powerful adaptogen

  • Increases strength, stamina & endurance

  • Increases energy

  • Improves digestive health

  • Improves mind clarity

  • Fights fatigue

  • Treats allergies

  • Protect the eggs (ovulation) from free radical damage and can prevent the eggs from prematurely ageing and dying

  • Treats pre menstrual syndrome (PMS)

  • Helps digestion and treat indigestion

  • Treats liver disease

  • Reduces vaginal dryness

  • Increases fertility in both men and women

  • Enhances the immune system

  • Powerful antioxidant

  • Treats respiratory ailments

  • Improves the functioning of the respiratory system

  • An aphrodisiac

  • Treats sore throats, colds, flu and coughs

  • Protects the liver and lungs

  • Treats insomnia and night sweats

  • Treats mental and physical exhaustion

  • Relieves stress & anxiety

  • Increases sperm motility and morphology, ejaculate volume, sperm concentration and DNA integrity

  • Treats depression

  • Improves impotence and erectile dysfunction

  • Increases circulation

  • Treats chronic fatigue syndrome

  • Protects and enhance vision and hearing

  • Lowers high cholesterol & blood pressure

  • Treats asthma

  • Supports & protects liver health

  • Rids the body of toxic estrogens

  • Increases libido

  • Improves adrenal fatigue & supports the adrenal glands

  • Balances hormones and induces ovulation

  • Improves night vision

  • Reduces appetite

  • Protects against inflammation

  • Cleanses heavy metals from the body

  • Supports the endocrine, central nervous system, respiratory and immune system

  • Improves blood flow and circulation

  • Improves cardiovascular health

  • Promotes longevity

  • Improves mental and cognitive health: Preventing Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Huntington disease

  • Boosts immunity

  • Prevents cancer

  • Relieves headaches & migraines

  • Improves mental performance

  • Protects & improves the skin

  • Supports health sexual function

  • Protects & improves vision

  • Relieves eczema and hives

  • Combats menopausal symptoms

  • Prevents hepatitis infections and treats hepatitis C & B

  • Relieves symptoms of pneumonia

  • Prevents and treats motion sickness

  • Regulating blood sugar levels

  • Mild sedative

  • Improves & prevents cirrhosis

  • Improves weight loss

  • Promotes sleep

  • Fights dizziness and exhaustion

  • Combats hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)

  • Faster recovery after surgery

  • Boosts mood

  • Improves & prevents diabetes

  • Reduces psychological stress

  • Treats altitude sickness

  • Improves ADD/ADHA

  • Helps with chemotherapy and radiation side effects

  • Fights & prevents HIV, tuberculosis, neuroses, nephritis, neuralgia, neurasthenia

  • Supports lung weakness (shortness of breath, hypoxia, wheezing, susceptibility to respiratory infection)

  • Improves post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

  • Treats Meniere’s disease

  • Promotes physical health

  • Aids in detoxification




RECOMMENDED PRODUCTS

Schizandra Powder






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