Botanical Name Schisandra chinensis | Organic Status Certified Organic | Country of Origin China | Plant Part Berries
100% Certified Organic: Schisandra chinensis (five flavour fruit) is a fruit bearing vine. Its purple-red berries are described as having five tastes: sweet, salty, bitter, pungent and sour.
Schisandra isn’t typically used as food but for medicinal purposes through Asia and Russia for generations.
In traditional Chinese medicine, Schisandra is considered beneficial to qi, the life force or energy inherent in all living things. Its though to have a positive impact on several meridians in the body including the heart, lungs and kidneys.
Is commonly used in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, menopause, stress and depression.
Taste: Schisandra is sometimes called “the five-flavoured berry”due to the unique and complexed taste of it’s berries which are: bitter, sweet, sour, salty and hot.
How to enjoy: To make a Schisandra berry tea, brew 3gm of dried berries in hot water for 40 minutes drinking. You can also add other herbs like ginger, cinnamon, licorice root and turmeric for a powerful concoction. My favourite blend is schisandra, rosehip, rosella and rose petals.
Shipping: Our Organic Tea & Herbs are delivered in sealed, air-tight pouches.