Schisandra chinensis (Wu wei zi) - 500g
We have large quantity of Schsandra fruit in stock all year round, please contact us for whole sale enquiry.
Schisandra grow in most part of China. Those from northern areas of China called Northern Wu Wei Zi (Schisandra chinensis), and from the south-eastern of Yang Zi River named Southern Wu Wei Zi (Schisandra sphenanthera) instead. What we stock is Schisandra Chinensis. They are collected in the fall time when the fruits are matured. The fruits can be used raw or processed with vinegar or honey. Schisandra is a woody vine with numerous clusters of tiny, bright red berries. It is found throughout northern and northeast China and the adjacent regions of Russia and Korea.
It has sour, sweet, salty, hot, and bitter tastes. This unusual combination of flavors is reflected in schisandras Chinese name wu-wei-zi, meaning five-flavour fruit.
Usage: Mix with boiled water to make a tea. 3 - 6 gm daily.