Schisandra chinensis

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Schisandra chinensis

Chinese medicine
A ligneous aromatic vine, the dried berry of which is antidiuretic, antitussive, astringent, demulcent and tonic. It is believed to have rejuvenative properties, and is used for allergic skin reactions, arrhythmias, palpitations, asthma, coughs, wheezing, dermatitis, headaches, hepatitis, infertility, insomnia, lethargy, neuralgia, nocturnal emissions, sweating, urinary frequency and vertigo.
 
Herbal medicine
Schisandra is used by Western herbologists as a tonic to increase the body’s resistance to physical and environmental stress.
 
Toxicity
Restlessness, insomnia, shortness of breath, gastritis.
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'Alphonse Omija (central defender), Caleb Omondi (goalkeeper) and Samuel Osoo (Striker) have been instrumental in Gor Mahia Youth's splendid run in the Football Kenya Federation National Division II Eastern Zone league that concludes in a matter of days with K'Ogalo juniors at the summit.
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Kim makes very alkaline lye obtained from leaching ashes of safflower stalks, to which he pours safflower water and then vinegar made from the berries of Schisandra chinensis or "omija." A chemical reaction occurs with the combination of these ingredients, which produces the color red.
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Compositional characterization and colorant identification of Omija (Schizandra chinensis) fruit extract.
Herb Scientific name Amount (g) Ban Ha Rhizoma Pinelliae 2g Ma Hwang Herba Ephedrae 1g Jak Yak Radix Paeoniae 1g Omija Fructus Schisandrae 1g Sae Shin Herba Asari 1g Gun Kang Rhizoma Zingiberis 1g Kae Ji Ramulus Cinnamomi 1g Kam Cho Radix Glycyrrhizae 1g Total amount 9g