Schisandra Berry

Schisandra chinensis

Schisandra berry, also known as Wu Wei Zi, is a plant whose berries are used in traditional Chinese medicine. These berries are known for their unique five-flavor profile: sweet, sour, bitter, salty, and pungent. Schisandra contains lignans, which are bioactive compounds that have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

Why We Use it

Schisandra berry is included in AlphaCleanse for its liver-protective and adaptogenic benefits. It helps improve liver function, supports detoxification, and boosts energy levels. Schisandra also helps the body adapt to stress and supports overall health and wellness.

Key Benefits

  • Supports overall liver function*
  • Boosts energy levels*
  • May ease menopausal symptoms*

Schisandra berries are sometimes referred to as "five-flavor fruit" due to their unique combination of tastes.

Science-Backed Evidence

Improvement of liver function in humans using a mixture of schisandra fruit extract and sesamin. 2013. Department of Chinese Medicine, Taichung Hospital Department of Health, Taiwan
Potential of Schisandra chinensis (Turcz.) Baill. in Human Health and Nutrition: A Review of Current Knowledge and Therapeutic Perspectives. 2019. Institute of Fermentation Technology and Microbiology, Lodz University of Technology, Poland
Schisandra chinensis in Liver Disease: Exploring the Mechanisms and Therapeutic Promise of an Ancient Chinese Botanical. 2024. Department of Biochemistry, Science Faculty, Menoufia University, Egypt
Antioxidant and hepatoprotective effects of Schisandra chinensis pollen extract on CCl4-induced acute liver damage in mice. 2012. Institute of Analytical Science, Shaanxi Provincial Key Lab of Electroanalytical Chemistry, Northwest University, China.
A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of Schisandra chinensis for menopausal symptoms. 2016. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, South Korea.

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