Schisandra chinensis extract
Source: Schisandra chinensis extract
Latin Name :Schisandra chinensis (turcz.) baill
Extract part: Fruit
Identification measure :HPLC
Appearance: Fine brown powder
Country of origin:P.R. China
Schisandra (Schisandra chinensis in Latin) is the dehydrated mature fruits of a herb known as Schisandra chinensis and belongs to the Schisandraceae family. Schisandra is widely farmed in China, particularly the northeastern part of the country. It is most commonly found in Lianoning, Hebei, Jilin and Heilongjiang provinces and is grown by sowing seeds. The seeds are sown in spring and the schisandra fruit is reaped in autumn after it is completely mature.
In traditional Chinese medicine, Schisandra berry is classified as an adaptogen, an herb that regulates and normalizes the functions of the body and increases its resistance to stress. The active ingredients in schizandra include substances called schizandrins as well as vitamins C and E. Schizandrins have been found to act as tonics for the liver, lungs and kidneys while balancing the immune system, normalizing nervous system function and aiding digestion.
Schidandrins are the primary hepatoprotective (liver protecting) and immuo-modulating constituents in schisandra berry,which act as radical scavengers and promoting liver regeneration. Anti-inflammatory and tumor-inhibiting characteristics have also been demonstrated. Schizandrol A is said to be neuroleptic, anticonvulsive and sedative in effect. And Schisandra berry are believed to bring about a non-specific increase in physical performance ability, and to be anthelminthic in effect.
1.Applied in cosmetic industry,schisandra extract used as active ingredients of skin care products;
2.Applied in food filed,schisandra extract can be produced into wine, canned, condensed juice and other more nourishment;
3.Applied in pharmaceutical field,schisandra extract is mainly used as raw materials for clearing heat,anti-inflammation and so on.