Mind & Body

All About the Schizandra Berry – a Famous Chinese Medicinal

TIMEFebruary 13, 2020

Schizandra berry has been a famous adaptogenic herb used for centuries in Chinese Medicine.

Adaptogenic herbs do exactly what the name implies.  They help the body adapt. Schizandra helps sharpen the mind, helps the body deal with stressors, it increases alertness and is excellent in treating wheezing due to asthma.

This berry is called wu wei zi in Chinese, which means five-flavored seed because it contains all five flavors, sweet, sour, bitter, salty and spicy. Watch the video to see all the incredible properties of this magic berry.

Cathy Margolin, Dipl Oriental Medicine, L.Ac.,  is the founder of Pacific Herbs​.

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Cathy Margolin, L.Ac. Dipl. OM Founder Pacific Herbs