Wild Schizandra Herbal Tea


Herb Description

Our Wild Shisandra (Schizandra) chinensis (五味子 in Chinese, pinyin: wǔ wèi zi), literally "five flavor berry" gets its name due to the fact that it contains all five flavors of Chinese Medicine which are sour, sweet, salty, bitter and pungent. It is a deciduous woody vine native to forests of Northeast China and the Russian Far East (from Chang Bai Mountain in northern China).

The Year

2016 Winter

Herb Story

Shisandra has been used throughout China and Russia for over a millenia for it's outstanding health benefits. It has been used by Chinese Athletes, martial artists and Qigong practitioners as a "Qi Tonic" due to it's powerfully energizing and endurance enhancing effects. Our wild Schisandra is carefully sun-dried to preserve the many health benefits that this wonderful berry offers.

Herb Benefits

Increase Energy*
Fight Fatigue*
Reduce Stress*
Protective Antioxidant*
Anti-inflammatory*
Adaptogenic*
Enhance Physical Performance*
Increase Endurance*
Improve Concentration*
Improve Coordination*
Liver Protective Benefits*
Beautify the Skin*
Traditional Chinese Medicine Benefits

Act as an astringent for the Qi of the lungs and Kidneys
Restrain the essence to treat diarrhea
Stop excessive sweating from deficiency of Yin or Yang
Calm the spirit by refreshing the heart and kidneys
Generate body fluid and reduce thirst.

Tasting Profile

* Strong Sweet and Sour
* Lightly salty, bitter and pungent

Tea Type

Herbal Tea

Herb Location

Chang Bai Mountain, China

Steeping Instruction




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