Schisandra, Schisandra chinensis, is a twining shrub native to China and Russia. Schisandra supplements:
Have been used in traditional eastern wellness practices for centuries
Are known as the “five flavor fruit”
Are a great addition to any lifestyle
What is Schisandra?
Schisandra is a deciduous woody vine native to Eastern Russia and Northern China. In East Asia specifically, its dried fruit have been used in wellness practices for centuries but is not used in culinary practices because of its bitterness. In early writings, schisandra was sometimes spelt “schizandra,” with both spellings becoming interchangeable over the years.
The plant has been used in popularly in Asia and Russia for so long that in Russia there was a postage stamp depicting Schisandra released in 1998.
Its berries have been given a name that translates to mean “five flavor fruit,” indicating that they contain the five basic flavors of Chinese herbal wellness practices – salty, sour, spicy, sweet, and bitter.
Schisandra supplements have been used in traditional Chinese practices for centuries to help support overall wellness and have been produced in tablet, capsule and liquid extract form.** Piping Rock Schisandra supplements are available in quick release capsules for optimal absorption.
Directions For Use
Always consult with your trusted healthcare provider prior to adding any supplement to your regimen. There is no set recommended daily allowance for Schisandra supplements. Refer to individual label directions for more information.