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Schisandra (22% Schisandrins) Extract

Healthy Adrenal Support*
Boosts Immune System*
Mood & Stress Support*
Healthy Liver Function*
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Schisandra is a plant whose small, red-coloured fruit has been used as a health elixer for centuries, particularly in China[1]. *

What is Schisandra?

Although its origin is in China, Schisandra berries are increasingly becoming known worldwide due to their possible health benefits. Schisandra can be used by both men and women of all ages and different backgrounds. Some of the researched health benefits of Schisandra berries have been recently demonstrated by modern studies. This information aims to offer a brief insight into many of these possible benefits that are present in our Schisandra extract.*

How Could Schisandra Support My Health?

Schisandra is considered a super adaptogen, in that it appears to have a range of healthy adaptogens.
  • Schisandra may support healthy Liver Function and Digestive Health. Most anecdotal studies of Schisandra have focused on liver function. Schisandra may have an effect on the production of the different liver detoxifying enzymes. This may also boost antioxidant activity, circulation and the ability to remove waste from the body. A controlled study conducted by the Taichung Hospital Department of Health in China shows that patients experienced improvements in liver function while using a Schisandra extract[5]. The lag time for low-density lipoprotein oxidation and the total antioxidant status have been improved as a result from taking this extract[3]. *
  • Schisandra may support healthy Skin. Schisandra may support skin protection from environmental stress, toxin accumulation, sun exposure, allergic exposure and the wind. Due to its natural healing support properties, Schisandara has been used globally to support skin health[3][4]. Although formal studies on the effect of this herb's fruits on the skin are yet to be conducted, a study in rats was conducted in 2015 and it indicated that Schisandra extract inhibited ear swelling by lowering skin dermatitis, cytokine production and immune cell filtration which are swelling skin challenges in humans[4]. *
  • Schisandra may support Optimal Sexual Health. Schisandra may have an effect on fertility and hormonal health. Research suggests Schisandra may support libido hence promoting optimal sexual function. Schisandra may also support healthy reproductive organs. In men, this extract may support the healthy production of semen. Some research suggests sexual fatigue could be slowed down and endurance supported. In Asian herbalism, Schisandra is regarded as 'water of the genital organs'. *

    Regarding the impact on hormones, one hormone that may be inhibited is estrogen, which could be of benefit to men.*
  • Schisandra may support Bone Health. Bone mineral density may also supported. Bone density is affected with health issues like osteoporosis. These kind of ailments are common among aging women as they tend to experience rampant hormonal changes[2]. *
  • Schisandra may Boost Mental Performance. In China, Schisandra and its extracts have been used to support energy levels while at the same time boosting mental clarity. In Russia, the Nanai people used Schisandra extract to cater for their long voyages when they had no rest or nourishment[1]. It is said that their concentration and mental capabilities were elevated by this herb's fruit extract. One of the main benefits of using Schisandra is to boost mental performance is that, unlike caffeine in tea and coffee which causes nervousness, restlessness and heartbeat irregularities, this herb may reduce fatigue in a calmer manner. *

    Neurological and psychiatric health may also be supported through the consumption of Schisandra. The antioxidant effects of the Schisandra may be potentially helpful in the support of cognitive health due to the neuroprotective characteristics. However, advanced studies are still being conducted so as to come up with a clear report on the mental performance and Schisandra.*
  • Schisandra may support natural healing response. Schisandra may be effective in supporting natural healing responses as well as supporting free radical damage in the body. Inflammation and free radical damage are related to health challenges as cancer, diabetes and heart disease. Our health is profoundly threatened by the free radicals as they contribute in turning on and off certain genes, they speed up the aging process, and they cause cellular and tissue damage[6]. *

    Schisandra may support the management of natural healing response and positively support the immune system. Atherosclerosis is affected by inflammation and immune system. Blood sugar levels may also be supported through the consumption of this extract. Diabetes is related to blood sugar levels. In addition to this, the acid-base conditions balance in body may also be supported. Studies suggest that Schisandra may support the control of leukocytes[6], which are known for inhibiting healing. By controlling leukocytes, cells are freed which may slow the formation of mutated cells. *
  • Schisandra may support healthy Eyesight. Schisandra may support eye health by minimising redness of the eyes, supporting night vision while at the supprting the field of vision [7]. Research suggests that most of the support that Schisandra may give to the eyes could be as the result of the supporting a healthy liver. *
  • Schisandra may support healthy Lungs. Schisandra may support fluid regulation. As such, it may serve as a healthy lung tonic [9]. Schisandra contains vitamin C which may support healthy pathways of the lungs[8][9]. Due to the antioxidant property, the Journal of Experimental and Alternative Medicine reported that Schisandra extracts may support healthy breath. Asthma is known to shorten breathing. *

Suggest Usage / Dosage

Our Schisandra extract can be taken in various forms. Most people like it in teas, wines or even hot water. You could also accompany it with meals. Since it is a supplement, you only require it in small amounts daily.

Ideal Storage Conditions

Use a sealed container to store this product in a cool, dry place. Keep away from direct light and moisture. Once the package is opened, it must be sealed again and used within 6 months.

Shelf Life

Two years from date of manufacture.

References

  1. Panossian, A., & Wikman, G. (2008). Pharmacology of Schisandra chinensis Bail.: an overview of Russian research and uses in medicine. Journal of ethnopharmacology, 118(2), 183-212.
  2. Kim, M. H., Choi, Y. Y., Han, J. M., Lee, H. S., Hong, S. B., Lee, S. G., & Yang, W. M. (2014). Ameliorative effects of Schizandra chinensis on osteoporosis via activation of estrogen receptor (ER)-α/-β. Food & function, 5(7), 1594-1601.
  3. Hancke, J. L., Burgos, R. A., & Ahumada, F. (1999). Schisandra chinensis (Turcz.) baill. Fitoterapia, 70(5), 451-471.
  4. Lee, H. J., Jo, S., Ryu, J., Jeong, H. S., Lee, G., Ryu, M. H., ... & Kim, B. J. (2015). Effects of Schisandra chinensis Turcz. fruit on contact dermatitis induced by dinitrofluorobenzene in mice. Molecular medicine reports, 12(2), 2135-2139.
  5. Jiang, W., Wang, X., Xu, X., & Kong, L. (2010). Effect of Schisandra sphenanthera extract on the concentration in the blood of liver transplant patients. International journal of clinical pharmacology and therapeutics, 48(3), 224-229.
  6. Oh, S. Y., Kim, Y. H., Bae, D. S., Um, B. H., Pan, C. H., Kim, C. Y., ... & Lee, J. K. (2010). Anti-inflammatory effects of gomisin N, gomisin J, and schisandrin C isolated from the fruit of Schisandra chinensis. Bioscience, biotechnology, and biochemistry, 74(2), 285-291.
  7. Wan, X., & Liu, X. (2003). U.S. Patent Application No. 10/662,228.
  8. Foster, S. Schisandra: A Rising Star.
  9. Slaninova, I., Březinová, L., Koubíková, L., & Slanina, J. (2009). Dibenzocyclooctadiene lignans overcome drug resistance in lung cancer cells–study of structure–activity relationship. Toxicology in Vitro, 23(6), 1047-1054.
* Individual results may vary from person to person.