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Schizandra Remedy

Other Names: Schizandra, Schizandra Chinensis
Traditional Usages: Coughs, Premature Ejaculation, Chronic Dysentery, Insomnia, Hepatitis, Liver treatment, Improves Mental Clarity, Concentration and Coordination, Treat Neuroses, Decreases Blood Pressure, Aids Digestion, Depression, Stimulates the Uterus and Strengthens Rhythmic Contractions, Sexual Stimulant for Men and Women - Improving Stamina, Insomnia, Chronic coughs, Shortness of Breath, Night Sweats, Frequent Urination, Eczema, Diarrhea, Nightly Ejaculation
Resources: China, Korea, East Asia, Russia
Parts Used: Fruit, Seed
Health Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Schizandra - Herbal remedy for Hepatitis:  The dried fruits are derived from an aromatic, woody vine that grows in China and north-east Asia. It is a member of the Magnolia family. The fruits are sour tasting, subsequently stimulating bile production. You can make an infusion with the dried berries though they are sometimes eaten. Infuse one tablespoon of chopped dried berries in a cup of hot water for 10-minutes. Strain and drink three times a day for two weeks.

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