Schisandra- (Schisandra chinensis)
Wu Wei Zi or the Five Flavoured Berry is considered one of the 50 fundamental herbs used in Chinese Medicine. It is one of the best adaptogens for increasing the body’s ability to withstand stress. Said to cleanse and aid liver function, support adrenal function and lower stress, act as a digestive aid, balance the immune system, all while helping normalize the nervous system. Studies have also shown beneficial effects on athletic performance. (1) (2) (3)
Kairos Botanicals is a not-for-profit business, aiming to provide quality ecologically grown medicinal herbs, their seeds and medicine at affordable prices. It is run as an ecologically and socially responsible business, with the main intention being healing on all levels. We are proud to partner with them.
Tinctures are made from herbs either ecologically grown on Salt Spring Island, locally wild-crafted, or, for the more exotic herbs challenged by the West Coast climate, sourced from reliable, ethical, certified organic growers. Kairos Botanicals produces all of it’s tinctures and tonics using certified organic sugar cane ethanol, one of the few companies to do so in North America.
Ingredients : Certified organic ethanol, distilled water, Ecologically grown Schisandra chinensis– Fresh and dried berries
CAUTION : Avoid with fever; higher than recommended doses can upset the gastrointestinal tract. Do not take if pregnant