Schisandra chinensis is a medicinal plant with adaptogenic and stimulant properties. It has a long history of use in the traditional medicine of China and is one of the 50 fundamental herbs in Chinese herbology.
As a pharmaceutical drug, Schisandra tincture is widely used in Russia since 1960’s for the treatment of chronic fatigue, depressive conditions, and as a performance enhancer.
Schizandra has a stimulant and stress-protective action and is shown to improve physical and mental performance in healthy individuals.
Indications for use are:
- Mental and physical exhaustion
- Adjunctive therapy of sexual dysfunction
- Chronic fatigue
- Recovery after somatic diseases
- Mental and physical performance enhancement
Dosage and administration
The dosage is 20-30 drops dissolved in a small amount of water, taken 2-3 times a day 30 minutes before a meal. The duration of the treatment course is 30-40 days.
- Allergic reactions
- Cardiac disorders
- Sleep disturbances
- Acute infectious diseases
- Chronic liver diseases
- Pregnancy and lactation
- Age below 12 years old