Schisandra, also known as Schisandra chinensis, is a plant that is native to China and parts of Russia. Its berries have been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries due to their many health benefits.

In recent years, schisandra has gained popularity in the UK as an adaptogen, which is a natural substance that helps the body resist stress and promote overall wellness.

Benefits of Schisandra as an Adaptogen

Adaptogens like schisandra are believed to work by regulating the body's stress response. They can help the body cope with physical, emotional, and environmental stressors, leading to improved overall health and wellbeing. Some of the benefits of schisandra as an adaptogen include:

  • Increased energy
  • Improved mental function
  • Reduced stress and anxiety
  • Improved liver function
  • Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties

To learn more about adaptogens and their benefits, tap here.

Other Benefits of Schisandra Berry

In addition to its adaptogenic properties, schisandra berries have a number of other health benefits. These include:

Anti-aging: Schisandra berries have been found to have anti-aging properties, due to their high antioxidant content.

Improved skin health: Schisandra berries are sometimes used in cosmetics and skin care products due to their ability to improve skin health.

Immune system support: Schisandra has been found to have immune-boosting properties, which can help to support overall immune system health.

Getting Started with Schisandra

If you're interested in trying schisandra for its adaptogenic properties, there are a number of ways to take this herb. One popular method is to use a schisandra tincture or in a tea.

Whether you choose to take schisandra in tincture or tea, it's worth considering this amazing herb as part of your health and wellness routine. 

If you'd like to learn more about how schisandra can help you on your herbal wellness journey, book a remote or in person consultation with our passionate team of herbalists by tapping here.