December 07, 2022

Schizandra 1:2 (Schizandra Chinensis)


Schisandra is predominantly indicated for its effect on the detoxification phases of the liver and also strong adaptogenic properties


3-8 mls per day, 25-60 mls per week

Parts Used:


Main Actions:

  • Hepatoprotective
  • Antioxidant
  • Adaptogenic
  • Nervine tonic
  • Antitussive
  • Oxytocic
  • Mild antidepressant

Key Indications:

  • To enhance phase I & II detoxification by the liver
  • Acute or chronic liver disease, including hepatitis
  • Fatigue, physical stress, debility
  • To improve physical, exercise and mental performance and concentration
  • Chronic cough or asthma

Major Safety Issues:

Traditionally contraindicated in pregnancy except to assist childbirth

May enhance the clearance of prescribes drugs