schisandra


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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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For thyroid support, Yance uses shatavari, rehmannia, chaste tree, royal jelly, ashwagandha, guggul, nettle, and schisandra along with nutritional agents such as N-acetyl tyrosine, vitamin D, iodine in form of bladder wrack, and natural selenium at 200 micrograms.
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Paltrow a Schisandra is a skin-nourishing woody vine that's great in winter; it can brighten the most lacklustre of complexions, with, according to some fans, the added benefit of helping stave off seasonal affective disorder.
Evaluation of the protective effects of schisandra chinensis on phase I drug metabolism using a CCl4 intoxication.
Deceit pollination and the effect of deforestation on reproduction in dioecious Schisandra sphenanthera (Schisandraceae) in central China.
Omija meaning five different tastes and made using the Schisandra berry popular in Korea, is a medicinal beverage.
They started with six flavors of Hunny Be medicated herbal honeys, to be taken in doses by the 1/2 teaspoon, including ginger elderberry, schisandra cranberry, cinnamon cacao, turmeric cardamom, vanilla espresso and varietal honey.
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Probiotics, schisandra fruit, maca root, green tea extract, spirulina, calcium and iron are also in the mix, along with reishi mushroom, ashwagandha root, whole plant chlorella, cordyceps mushroom, astragalus root, wolfberry, maitake mushroom, MSM, and rose hips.
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Triterpenoids from Schisandra henryi with cytotoxic effect on leukemia and Hela cells in vitro," Archives ofPharmacal Research, vol.