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Schizandra

Schisandra (Magnolia
Schizandra Herb
Vine) is a genus of shrub commonly grown in gardens. It is a hardy deciduous climber which thrives in virtually any soil; its preferred position is on a sheltered shady wall. It may be propagated by taking cuttings of half-matured shoots in August.

Species include S. chinensis, S. glaucescens, and S. rubrifolia.

It is native to East Asia and its dried fruit is used medicinally. The berries of Schisandra chinensis are given the name wuweizi (五味子) in Chinese, which translates as
Schizandra Herb
"five flavor fruit," due to the fact that they possess all five basic flavors: salty, sweet, sour, pungent (spicy), and bitter. In traditional Chinese medicine it is used as a remedy for many ailments: to resist infections, increase skin health, and combat insomnia, coughing,


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