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schisandra

an herb that is native to China, Russia, and Korea.
uses It is used for GI disorders, for liver protection, and as a tonic and may have some efficacy.
contraindications It should not be used during pregnancy and lactation, in children, or in those with known hypersensitivity to this plant.

schisandra

(skĭ-zan′dră)
The magnolia vine, a shrub whose berry is used in Eastern Asia as a traditional medicine for a variety of diseases and conditions of the immune system and of the liver.

schisandra (sh·sanˑ·dr),

n Latin name:
Schisandra chinesis; parts used: fruit, stems, kernels; uses: antioxidant, immunostimulant, hepa-toprotection, athletic performance, chemoprevention, respiratory complaints, liver conditions, kidney con-ditions; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children, possible CNS depression. Also called
fructus schizandrae, gomishi, magnolia vine, omicha, schizandra, TJN-101, or
wu-wei-zu.
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Effect of Schisandra chinensis on interleukins, glucose metabolism, and pituitary-adrenal and gonadal axis in rats under strenuous swimming exercise.
The primary aim of this study was to show that our previous observation with the ADAPT-232 combination consisting of three plant extracts, Radix Eleutherococci (ESE), Schisandra Fruit (SFE) and Radix and Rhizoma Rhodiolae (RRE) is robust and transferable to other combinations such as KJ.
Numerous studies use Siberian ginseng in combination with other adaptogens, such as Rhodiola rosea and Schisandra chinensis, which may potentially act synergistically for improved effects.
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L'arrangement du pollen du genre Schisandra 1 (Schisandraceae) et sa signification phylogengenique chez les angiospermes.
Schisandra is a Chinese herb that has been used for centuries as an adaptogen.
It also depicts the herbal ingredients of the lightly sparkling drink -- schisandra, jasmin, gentian and lime-flower.
The representatives are Wolfberry fruit (GOUJIZI), Lingustrum lucidum Ait (NUZHENZI), Rehmannia root (DIHUANG), Schisandra chinensis (Turcs) Bail (WUWEIZI), Ophiopogen japonica (Thunb) Ker-Gawl (MAIMENDONG), and Scrophularia ningpoensis Hemsl (XUANSHEN).
Glissandra's bioceutical skincare product trio is based on Glissandrin,[TM] an elite ingredient powered by the youth-preserving and holistic properties of the Schisandra berry that is proven to effectively combat the visible signs of aging and promote the healthy appearance of the skin by targeting mitochondrial decay - the leading cause of skin aging.
This study reports that WZ tablet (WZ, a preparation of an ethanol extract of Schisandra sphenanthera) mitigates cisplatin-induced toxicity in renal epithelial HK-2 cells and in mice.
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Herbs that fall into the general category of adaptogens include (but are not limited to) Rhodiola rosea, Schisandra chinensis, Eleutherococcus senticosus, and Glycyrrhiza gla bra (licorice root).