Botanical Name: Schisandra chinensis
Forms Available: Dried berries, whole
Schisandra or magnolia vine is a fruit-bearing plant, originated in northern China, Russia, and Korea. This plant with purple-red berries is a member of the Schisandraceae family. Since it has adaptogenic properties, Schisandra is used in medicine to lower stress levels in the body. It also helps to improve mental power, lose weight, and boost blood circulation for a healthy heart.