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Schisandra

Description

This plant is sometimes referred to as Chinese Magnolia Vine or Five Flavored Fruit. The five distinct flavors found in the berry correspond to the five phases or Elements of Traditional Chinese Medicine: Sour (Wood), Bitter (Fire), Sweet (Earth), Acrid (Metal) and Salty (Water). Hence it’s name Wu Wei Zi in Chinese. It is considered a Harmonizing Tonic or “King” remedy in Chinese Medicine because of its well balanced energetic…

 

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Products Containing Schisandra

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    Astragalus Supreme

    Supports deep immune function*

    Gaia Herbs’ Astragalus Supreme is specially designed to provide deep-level immune support while assisting the body in adapting to daily stress.* The herbs in this formula work to encourage overall immune system health, stamina, and endurance to physical and emotional stress.* Astragalus Supreme also provides antioxidant protection to cells and tissues.*

    Herbs:  Astragalus, Ligustrum, Schisandra

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    Astragalus Supreme

    Supports deep immune functions & stress adaptation*

    Astragalus Supreme is specially designed to provide deep-level immune support while assisting the body in adapting to daily stress.* The herbs in this formulation work to encourage overall immune system health, stamina and endurance to physical and emotional stress.* This traditional Chinese herbal formulation also provides antioxidant support for cells and tissues.*

    • Traditional Chinese Herbal Formula

    Herbs:  Astragalus, Ligustrum, Schisandra

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    Daily Liver Formula*

    Daily support for a healthy liver*

    Proper liver function is essential to overall health. The liver is responsible for the synthesis, metabolism and catabolism (breakdown) of hormones and aids in the absorption of vitamins. It also efficiently eliminates environmental toxins. With daily use, Daily Liver Formula* delivers herbal antioxidant sources and supports healthy levels of inflammation to maintain a healthy liver.*

    Herbs:  Chinese Skullcap, Licorice, Milk Thistle Seed, Schisandra, Turmeric

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    Ginseng / Schisandra Supreme

    Supports healthy stamina levels*

    Ginseng / Schisandra Supreme helps maintain vigor, potency and performance to support the over-worked individual from normal fatigue.* It supports the body in adapting to physical, mental and environmental stressors.*

    Herbs:  American Ginseng, American Skullcap, Cola, Damiana, Eleuthero, Licorice, Oats, Prickly Ash, Schisandra

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    HPA Axis: Daytime Maintenance*

    Promotes a healthy response to stress*

    New Name, Same Formula – formerly Adrenal Support.
    Maintaining a healthy stress response is necessary for overall health and wellbeing. Supporting the systems that aid the body in reacting and normalizing as stress occurs is critical in maintaining a healthy response to stress. HPA Axis Daytime Maintenance provides nourishment to the adrenals, with a unique combination of pure and potent extracts.*

    Herbs:  Ashwagandha, Holy Basil, Oats, Rhodiola, Schisandra

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    HPA Axis: Homeostasis

    Revives healthy energy & stress levels*

    Occasional exhaustion and stress are a combination seen all too often in modern life. Adrenal Health® Jump Start combines pure and potent herbal extracts that approach and address these concerns holistically.*

    Herbs:  Asian Ginseng, Cordyceps, Eleuthero, Licorice, Prickly Ash, Rhaponticum, Rhodiola, Schisandra

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    Liver Cleanse Tea

    Daily support for a healthy liver and elimination of toxins*

    Your liver is responsible for hundreds of tasks within the body.* Liver Cleanse tea, with a pleasant minty taste, supports the liver daily in two of its most prominent roles: natural detoxification and digestive support.* Dandelion and Artichoke are traditional purifying herbs, while Chinese Skullcap promotes a healthy inflammatory response and Schisandra provides antioxidant support.*

    Herbs:  Artichoke, Chinese Skullcap, Dandelion, Licorice, Peppermint Leaf, Rooibos, Schisandra

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    Thyroid Support*

    Supports healthy thyroid function*

    The health of the thyroid gland impacts how you feel on a daily basis. Because it helps regulate metabolism, every major system in the body is affected by thyroid hormones. Gaia Herbs’ unique formula supports normal thyroid hormone production — helping you maintain optimal weight, neuromuscular tone, and cardiovascular health. *

    Herbs:  Ashwagandha, Bladderwrack, Coleus, Kelp, Schisandra

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Ecologically Harvested is a term that describes all herbs sold by Gaia Herbs that are not Certified Organic. Ecologically Harvested herbs include herbs that are harvested in their natural habitat, (i.e., wild harvested) according to specific guidelines for harvesting these herbs (i.e., away from roads and industry, as well as guidelines to avoid overharvesting). Our term, Ecologically Harvested, also includes herbs that are grown in managed woodland areas, fields designated for specific herbs, and herbs that are grown by indigenous growers, such as Kava Kava. All Ecologically Harvested herbs pass pesticide and heavy metal testing as well as microbial testing, prior to release.