Botanical Name: Schisandra chinensis
Components: The Schisandra vine bears the reddish-purple berries said to have five different flavors — sour, sweet, salty, bitter and hot.
Overview: This adaptogenic fruit, which has been used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine, has known benefits for the digestive system, endocrine system and the liver. The berries enhance the body’s ability to adapt to stressors in the environment. Schisandra is also a superfood packed with antioxidants that protect from free radicals.
Uses: Encapsulate and take as supplement or add to drinks and smoothies.