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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For example, Panax ginseng and Ophiopogon japonicas were regarded as Tonifying herbs, whilst Schisandra chinensis was Astringent herb and Sophora flavescens came from heat-clearing medicinal.
Latin name Family 1 Cerasus polytricha Rosaceae 2 Schisandra chinensis Magnoliaceae 3 Litsea pungens Lauraceae 4 Kerria japonica Rosaceae 5 Euonymus verrucosoides Celastraceae 6 Ulmus bergmanniana Ulmaceae 7 Lindera obtusiloba Lauraceae 8 Lonicera fragrantissima standishii Caprifoliaceae 9 Malus baccata Rosaceae 10 Rhus potaninii Anacardiaceae 11 Celastrus orbiculatus Celastraceae 12 Acer elegantulum Aceraceae 13 Acer davidii Aceraceae 14 Melia azedarach Meliaceae 15 Eucommia ulmoides Eucommiaceae 16 Swida walteri Cornaceae 17 Akebia trifoliata Lardizabalaceae Basis for the selection 1 a 2 a 3 b 4 b 5 b 6 a 7 b 8 b 9 a 10 a 11 b 12 b 13 b 14 a 15 a 16 a 17 b Table 2.
Antioxidant and hepatoprotective effects of Schisandra chinensis pollen extract on CCl4-induced acute liver damage in mice.
Tincture of Schisandra chinensis (Chinese magnolia vine) is used as a stimulant for the prevention of fatigue under heavy exertion [12].
Schisandra chinensis (SC), the magnolia vine, growing in northern Korea, Japan, China, and adjacent regions in Russia, has a long history of association with health care as a medicinal plant.
Formula: 210 mls Viburnum opulus 1:2 60 ml Zingiber officinale 1:2 20 ml Paeonia lactiflora 1:2 70 ml Schisandra chinensis 1:2 60 ml
regia (water and methanol extracts), Morus alba (water extract) and Schisandra chinensis (water extract) revealed strong scavenging activity against hydroxyl radical (HO*).
There are various herbs that can be used as adaptogens but the most common ones this paper will focus on are Withania somnifera (withania), Panax ginseng (Korean ginseng), Eleutherococcus senticosus (Siberian ginseng), Schisandra chinensis (schisandra), Glycyrrhiza glabra (licorice), Rhodiola rosea (rhodiola), Bacopa monniera (brahmi) and Centella asiatica (gotu kola).
Schisandra chinensis (SC) has been utilized in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) for over 2000 years, as both a tonic and a calmative.
encontraron que la formula herbal de CKBM compuesta de cinco hierbas medicinales chinas (Panax ginseng, Schisandra chinensis, Fructus crataegi, Ziziphus jujube and Glycine max) suplementado con Saccharomyces cerevisiae procesada, fue capaz de iniciar la secrecion de IL6, IL10,TNF-[alfa]e IFN-[gamma] por celulas mononucleares de sangre periferica in vitro (Chan et al.
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).
The factory is located in proximity of herbal planting farms, allowing easy access to herbal raw materials, including Acanthopanax for making Siberian Ginseng derived products, Isatis for making Ban Lan Gen, and Schisandra chinensis for making other traditional herbal medicines.