Following thousands of years of practice, Chinese Medicine has honed and focused its foundations whereby it has elevated some ingredients to being more important than others. Here at Indigo Herbs we have a fantastic range of these important Chinese ingredients which includes our range of Schisandra products. Indigo Herbs stocks Schisandra Powder, Schisandra Berries, and Schisandra Berry Tincture which are all of the highest quality coming from renowned sources in China. You can also choose Schisandra Capsules from one of our leading guest brands.
The Schisandra berry has the unique attribute of having a taste and sensation which covers all 5 of the basic flavours; these are: salty, sweet, sour, spicy and bitter. For thousands of years Schisandra berries have been used to compliment Chinese cooking as well as a general health tonic. This plant has the rare quality of being an adaptogenic for the human body which makes Indigo Herbs Schisandra products are a great dietary supplement for everyday use.
Native to North and North-eastern China, Schisandra chinensis is similar in cultivation to that of grapes meaning that it needs a moist humus rich soil and relatively balanced humidity and light. A climbing vine that is cultivated in long rows with the red berries harvested at the end of July.