Stress, poor lifestyle, bad eating habits are some of the main culprits that rob people’s sex drive, and cause myriad of other health problems.
The schizandra berry (Schisandra chinensis) is native to Japan, Korea and China. In China, it is mainly grown in the northeast of the country. In Chinese herbal medicine, it is one of the most effective strengthening and strengthening agents. Thanks to the toning properties, the list of possible uses is considerably long.
To put it simply, it can be said that it increases vitality. As if newly created in our stressed times, the China berry is a plant with a long history and tradition. It was mentioned as early as the Han Dynasty (206 BC – 220 AD). The Chinese name “Wu-Wei-Zi”, herb of 5 tastes, or 5 elements, shows a long engagement with this plant.
In addition to the toning properties, the China berry is also said to have calming abilities. So it can also be used for nightmares and insomnia. What appears to be a contradiction at first glance can be explained in a holistic view. So a vital, healthy person will not suffer from insomnia.
It is important to identify the tell tale signs that indicate that your body is getting tired and it requires some additional help to energize and rejuvenate. If you are experiencing fatigue, stress, lowered sexual libido and skin problems then this means there’s something inside that’ needs to be fixed.
The Schisandra berry is an attractive, interesting creeping plant and can be up to 5 meters high or long. The oval, pointed leaves are up to 10 cm long and have a nice shine. In autumn the leaves turn yellow. The rather inconspicuous, white to light pink flowers appearing in May exude an intense fragrance.
Male and female flowers are on a plant, in contrast to the wild form. The Schisandra is self-fertile and does not need a second plant for fertilization. In the first year of planting, it can happen that only female or only male flowers form.
The bright red fruits form beautiful, large fruit grapes, similar in appearance to currants. The fruits taste sweet, sour, salty, bitter and spicy according to their Chinese name, with the sour taste dominating. Harvest time is from September to October.
Schisandra berry – an adaptogen superfood?
Schizandra berry is an adaptogen herb and a superfood that can help purge toxins from your body, heal it naturally and give you a fresh lease of life. This Chinese tonic herb is delicious and has a slightly tart and sour taste.
Schizandra berries can overpower the flavor of other foods and beverages when added to other superfood recipes.
These berries don’t take too long to cook and you can either enjoy them as tea or add it into smoothies or superfood desserts such as the superfood ice-cream recipe. You may also add them to your refreshing goji berry drink.
Schisandra berry gives you a radiant skin?
Studies have shown that schizandra berry tea is capable of providing a glowing and radiant skin as it improves blood circulation and preserves moisture of the skin. It thus provides soft and supple skin cells , and protects the skin from the damage from sun or wind.