Schizandra Extract Capsules
The Quintessence of Tonic Herbs
Schizandra fruit, from the plant Schisandra chinensis, is “the herb
that does it all.” It develops and protects the primary energies of life.
Schizandra, known as the "quintessence of Chinese tonic herbs,” supports
vitality and beauty when used regularly for some time. It is said to promote
beautiful skin. Schizandra is said to help purify the blood, support the mind, help
maintain a strong memory, and help maintain sexual energy and sexual functions
in both men and women.
Quintessential Full Spectrum Tonic Herb
The very name of Schizandra in
Chinese, Wu Wei Zi, tells us a great deal about the qualities of this
herb. Wu Wei Zi means “Five
Flavors Fruit.” Due to the
fact that Schizandra possesses all five of the classical “tastes”
(sour, bitter, sweet, spicy and salty) and thus possesses the essence of all
five of the elemental energies (wood, fire, earth, metal and water), Schizandra
is respected as a health-providing tonic in the same class with Ginseng, Reishi
Schizandra has been used since the
dawn of Chinese civilization as a tonic herb. From the beginning it has been
revered, and remains one of the elite herbs of the Chinese system of herbalism.
It was first written about in Shen Nong’s Pharmacopoeia (written between
1st and 2nd century A.D.) where it was listed as a Superior herb.
The Taoists especially have revered
Schizandra. Schizandra was Ron
Teeguarden’s teacher’s, Taoist Grandmaster
Sung Jin Park’s, favorite herb.
This is because Schizandra tonifies all 3 treasures**, enters all 12
meridians and nurtures all 5 elements.
Master Park considered it to be the quintessential herbal
Though Schizandra is believed to
benefit all the functions of the body, it has traditionally been considered to
have the most influence on the Kidney, Lung and Liver functions.
(Wu Wei Zi)
all 3 treasures.
all 12 meridians
all 5 elements.
** the 3 Treasures are the 3
fundamental energies that make up life, the meridians are the energy channels
that flow throughout the body, the 5 elements are the five energy states of
nature (Water, Wood, Fire, Earth, and Metal). In
short, Schizandra is a rare herb that can actually benefit all the bodily
functions and organs of the body, according to the traditional Chinese and
Taoist health system.
Famous Beauty Herb
Schizandra supports the skin and its
functions. Schizandra is widely used to beautify the skin and to protect the
skin from the damaging effects wind. Due to the astringent quality of
Schizandra, the skin tends to hold its moisture and becomes full and beautiful.
It has always been very popular with the wealthy men and women of China,
especially the women of the imperial court, because of its youth preserving and
rejuvenating effects. It is said
that those who use Schizandra consistently will remain youthful in both
appearance and physiology. I have
seen the benefits of this herb with my own eyes hundreds of times in my
life. People who start taking
Schizandra regularly all change for the better. Their skin virtually glows and becomes
clear and fine after several months.
Excellent Mind Tonic
With Double-Directional Regulation On The Central Nervous System
This herb is considered to be one of
the premium mind tonics of herbalism. It is used to support concentration,
memory and alertness. Yet, unlike caffeine-like stimulants, Schizandra does not
produce nervousness. In fact, some people consider Schizandra mildly
“calming” while producing wakefulness and focus.
The ability of the dried fruit to support
mental and physical activity in humans has been reported. It has been
demonstrated that human intellectual activity can be supported and work
efficiency increased by consuming Schizandra. Various tests have shown that
moderate doses of Schizandra can support various activities requiring
concentration, fine coordination, sensitivity and endurance. The tests in
humans confirming Schizandra’s efficacy in these areas range from
threading needles to running marathons.
Schizandra has been demonstrated in
laboratory animals and in humans to have a stimulant action on the central
nervous system. The herb works
directly on the nervous tissue.
Conversely and paradoxically,
Schizandra is also mildly sedative (“Shen stabilizing”). Schizandra
does not make people sleepy.
Many studies now indicate that
Schizandra actually has a balancing, or regulating, action on the central
nervous system. It can result in
accurate and optimal balancing between the excitatory and inhibitory control
functions of the cerebral cortex.
and Schizandra Drops is an alcohol and water extract of
Schizandra fruit and Goji berries (a yin Jing building herb).
and Liver Health
Detoxifying, healing, regenerative and
Schizandra stands along with Reishi as
the primary liver cleansing agents used in tonic programs. Schizandra does not have the side
effects that are associated with many of the “inferior” liver cleansing
herbs. Schizandra, especially alcohol extracts, are widely believed to protect
the liver from damage due to the kinds of toxins humans consume or absorb on a
daily basis, the byproducts of living. Again, Goji and Schizandra Drops is an alcohol and water extract of
Schizandra fruit and Goji berries.
I and Phase II of detoxification
Schizandra has been shown to
strengthen and protect the liver. It does this by detoxifying and rejuvenating
this critical organ. There are two critical stages to the process of normal
liver detoxification, known as Phase I and Phase II. In Phase I, a detoxifying
agent goes into the liver and binds with toxins, releasing them from the liver
and taking them into the bloodstream. Almost always, this newly bound toxic bundle
is more toxic than the original toxin. This increased toxicity is known as bioactivation. Old toxins in their new
bioactivated form re-exposures the body to these old toxins, and they will end
up back in the liver again, or stored in other tissues.
Your Detox Program Making You More Toxic?
During phase II of detoxification, the
bioactivated toxins, which may be highly active, are safely cleared out of the
body. This, of course, is the part we all want to happen in quick and efficient
order. If the phase II process is weak, faulty or absent, all we’ve done
is re-poison ourselves.
Many substances can go into the liver
and release old toxins into the bloodstream, but that is all they do, and as a
result the person goes through an increased toxic period. The so-called
cleansing crisis experienced by many people who go through various types of
cleanses, is largely the result of bioactivated toxins wreaking havoc in the
body. It is therefore very important that agents which boost Phase I activity
also have significant effects on enhancing the Phase II clearance of the
Schizandra appears to be very
effective in boosting both Phase I detoxification and
Phase II clearance of activated toxins.
Sex Tonic for both Men and Women
Schizandra is said to increase the “Water
Qi in the Kidney.” In
particular, it is said to support the “water of the genital
organs,” referring to the sexual fluids. Schizandra is said to support the
production of semen. It is famous for its ability to relieve sexual fatigue and
for increasing the sexual staying-power in men. It is thus an ingredient in the vast
majority of men’s sexual tonics in Asian herbalism.
Women benefit from the same capacity
to increase Water Qi of the Kidney.
Schizandra is said to increase circulation and sensitivity in the female
genitals. Many women claim
increased genital warmth and sensation after using Schizandra for a period of
time. The Chinese sexual classics claim that continuous use by a woman will
increase the amount of “female elixir,” a euphemism for vaginal
secretions, during intercourse.
Human studies have also shown that
Schizandra can support vision, even enlarging the field of vision, and can
support hearing. It also supports the discrimination ability of the skin
receptors. It has been determined that this sensitivity-support is due to enhanced
function of the central nervous system’s ability to analyze data flowing
to it from the peripheral sensors.*
100 Capsules, 500 mg each
Organic Changbai Mountain Northern Schizandra fruit.
capsules**, rice powder
Usage: Take 3
capsules, 2 times per day or as directed by a healthcare professional.
Remember Ron Teeguarden’s
“First Rule of Tonic Herbalism,” summed up in a single word –
If you don’t take the herbs, they won’t work.”
caps 100% natural, water- soluble polysacharide produced through a fermentation
process; vegetable origin; non-GMO; no starch, preservatives or chemical
modifications; gluten free.
*These statements have not been
evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to
treat, cure or prevent any disease.