Chinese Schizandra Berry

(picture(s) credit in reference section)  Schizandra berry Magnoliaceae family   Part: berry (fruit) Energy: warming Taste: sour, touches on all 5 flavors (sweet, sour, bitter, pungent, salty) Latin name: Schisandra chinensis Western and Chinese herbalism: (*not an exhaustive list) constituents include; “protocatechuic acid(1), quinic acid(2), 2-methyl citrate(3), 5-hydroxymethyl-2-furancarboxaldehyde(4), zingerone glucoside(5), thymoquinol 2-glucoside(6), thymoquinol 5-glucoside(7), and daucosterol(8)” … Continue reading Chinese Schizandra Berry