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Teelixir Schizandra Berry - [REVIEW]
Teelixir Schizandra Berry - [REVIEW]

Teelixir Schizandra Berry - [REVIEW]

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Teelixir Schizandra - The Premier Adaptogenic Herb For Stress and Ageing:

This powerful little red berry with it's intense and complex flavour profile is one of the most potent tonic herbs known in Traditional Chinese Medicine for stress & anti-ageing benefits.

Read on below to find out what we think of it, how it works, where to get it & how to use it!

    Schisandra Berry

    TEELIXIR SCHIZANDRA BERRY REVIEW BY DARCY - BIRCHER BAR FOUNDER & OWNER:

    Teelixir's Schizandra Powder has a very unique taste, primarily sour but also showing slight bitter, sweet & salty notes as it's traditional Chinese name (Wu Wei Zi) suggests.

    It's an easy one to use, you can simply follow Teelixir's recommendation and add it to both hot or cold beverages, meals and desserts (like the delicious recipe below) or you can simply stir a ¬Ĺ tsp into a glass of warm water for a quick tonic tea each morning.¬†

    What I Like:

    Schizandra is believed to be one of the most complete tonic herbs, mainly due to the fact that it enters and supports all five major organs. Famous through the ages as a stress, skin health and anti-ageing supplement, it also has profound effects on many other areas of the body including brain health, liver and libido to name a few (all discussed in more detail further below).

    It's one of my favourite tonic herbs as it is so well-rounded and ticks so many health boxes, reducing the cost and complication of trying to juggle 10 different supplements. I also love the uniquely sour taste!

    What I Think Could Be Improved:


    I love Teelixir as a company, they have brilliant ethics, top quality products and excellent customer service. The only comment I can make about any of their products so far is about the packaging. I’d love to see a more sustainable option, like Miron glass jars, even if it raises the price a little.

     

    Where To Buy It?:

    Click the big blue button at the top of this review to head directly to the Teelixir website to place an order.

    Before you do that though ... I’d recommend joining our list of email subscribers so you can receive an 11% discount on all Teelixir products!

    If you‚Äôre not so keen on placing orders online, you can head on over to the ‚Äėstore locator‚Äô tab on their website to find a retailer near you.

     Schizandra benefits

    WHAT IS SCHIZANDRA?

    Schizandra berry (also known as Schisandra, magnolia berry, or five-flavour berry) is the fruit of the woody vine Schisandra chinensis which typically grows in the forests of Northern China and the Russian Far East.

    The Chinese name, Wu Wei Zi (which literally means ‚ÄėFruit of Five Flavours‚Äô), was is given¬†as it incorporates 5 of the basic tastes (sweet, salty, sour, bitter and pungent).

    According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, Schizandra is the only herb deemed to have a perfect Yin-Yang balance, to contain all three Treasures, to support all five Elements, and to enter all 12 meridians of the human body.

    If Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) isn't your cup of tea, modern science is uncovering some incredible health benefits all the same - read the section below and follow the links to check out some of the clinical trials and studies.

       

    SCHIZANDRA HEALTH BENEFITS:

    While the ancient lore of this five-flavour herb has a rich and celebrated history, modern science has also recently started looking into the healing properties of Schizandra, uncovering a wide-range of indicated benefits and use (check this study out here) 

    Being both adaptogenic and tonic, the observed benefits of Schizandra are wide-ranging. Check out a few of the most common in the list below and to find out more, visit Teelixir’s website for a list of 30 Scientific Studies of Schisandra Berry.

    What is Schizandra Good For?:

    • Decreasing adrenal fatigue
    • Cleaning the liver
    • Improving libido
    • Slowing down the ageing process
    • Improving coordination
    • Increasing circulation
    • Regulating blood sugar and blood pressure
    • Regulating hormone levels
    • Reducing stress levels

    Schizandra also contains anti-inflammatory properties that may be useful in the treatment of conditions and diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, tuberculosis, and asthma. 

     

    HOW TO TAKE SCHIZANDRA:

    The easiest way to take Schizandra is by mixing it with hot water for a simple tonic tea, but it also lends itself to some brilliant recipes such as juices, desserts or the smoothie recipe we've listed below:

     

    Schizandra Berry Smoothie:

    For a nice cold smoothie that is an absolute health booster, blend the following ingredients together until smooth:

    • 1 cup of strawberries (frozen)
    • 1 banana
    • 3/4 cup of orange juice
    • 1 tsp of Schizandra Powder
    • 1/4 tsp of MSM Powder
    • 1/4 tsp of cinnamon
    • 3-4 ice cubes
    • 1/2 tsp of honey or maple syrup if desired

     

    Pour into a tall glass and enjoy!

    Schisandra berry smoothie

     

    KEY DETAILS:

    Serving Suggestion:

    Start with 1/2 tsp daily (or 1/4 tsp if you are sensitive to herbs) an increase over time. Stir into your water, tea, or juice for an instant tonic booster. Also works well in broths, meals, and desserts.

    Ingredients:

    Wildcrafted Shisandra berry (Shisandra chinensis) hot water extract powder. Not irradiated. No added grains, fillers, or starch. No added GMOs. No allergens. Grown Di Tao in China, packed in Australia.

     

    Sugar-free | Gluten-free | Vegan-friendly | Paleo-friendly

    --------------------------------------------------

    Thanks From The Bircher Bar!

    I hope you've enjoyed¬†this¬†review and¬†found it helpful!¬†ūüėä

    If you have any more questions at all, don't hesitate to send us an email - always happy to help out.

    Again, through clicking the blue button at the top of this page, you will be taken to our recommended supplier and the best pricing and we can currently find for this product.

    We also make a small commission on that link at no extra cost for you which enables us to keep our site going and you to get the best deal out there - win/win for all!

    Finally, we are lucky enough to have negotiated some incredible coupon codes with our favourite brands and producers - these are some of the biggest discounts on the market. If you'd like to grab these codes, simply join our email list via the link at the top of the page.

    Thanks so much for the support!

    Teelixir Schizandra - The Premier Adaptogenic Herb For Stress and Ageing:

    This powerful little red berry with it's intense and complex flavour profile is one of the most potent tonic herbs known in Traditional Chinese Medicine for stress & anti-ageing benefits.

    Read on below to find out what we think of it, how it works, where to get it & how to use it!

      Schisandra Berry

      TEELIXIR SCHIZANDRA BERRY REVIEW BY DARCY - BIRCHER BAR FOUNDER & OWNER:

      Teelixir's Schizandra Powder has a very unique taste, primarily sour but also showing slight bitter, sweet & salty notes as it's traditional Chinese name (Wu Wei Zi) suggests.

      It's an easy one to use, you can simply follow Teelixir's recommendation and add it to both hot or cold beverages, meals and desserts (like the delicious recipe below) or you can simply stir a ¬Ĺ tsp into a glass of warm water for a quick tonic tea each morning.¬†

      What I Like:

      Schizandra is believed to be one of the most complete tonic herbs, mainly due to the fact that it enters and supports all five major organs. Famous through the ages as a stress, skin health and anti-ageing supplement, it also has profound effects on many other areas of the body including brain health, liver and libido to name a few (all discussed in more detail further below).

      It's one of my favourite tonic herbs as it is so well-rounded and ticks so many health boxes, reducing the cost and complication of trying to juggle 10 different supplements. I also love the uniquely sour taste!

      What I Think Could Be Improved:


      I love Teelixir as a company, they have brilliant ethics, top quality products and excellent customer service. The only comment I can make about any of their products so far is about the packaging. I’d love to see a more sustainable option, like Miron glass jars, even if it raises the price a little.

       

      Where To Buy It?:

      Click the big blue button at the top of this review to head directly to the Teelixir website to place an order.

      Before you do that though ... I’d recommend joining our list of email subscribers so you can receive an 11% discount on all Teelixir products!

      If you‚Äôre not so keen on placing orders online, you can head on over to the ‚Äėstore locator‚Äô tab on their website to find a retailer near you.

       Schizandra benefits

      WHAT IS SCHIZANDRA?

      Schizandra berry (also known as Schisandra, magnolia berry, or five-flavour berry) is the fruit of the woody vine Schisandra chinensis which typically grows in the forests of Northern China and the Russian Far East.

      The Chinese name, Wu Wei Zi (which literally means ‚ÄėFruit of Five Flavours‚Äô), was is given¬†as it incorporates 5 of the basic tastes (sweet, salty, sour, bitter and pungent).

      According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, Schizandra is the only herb deemed to have a perfect Yin-Yang balance, to contain all three Treasures, to support all five Elements, and to enter all 12 meridians of the human body.

      If Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) isn't your cup of tea, modern science is uncovering some incredible health benefits all the same - read the section below and follow the links to check out some of the clinical trials and studies.

         

      SCHIZANDRA HEALTH BENEFITS:

      While the ancient lore of this five-flavour herb has a rich and celebrated history, modern science has also recently started looking into the healing properties of Schizandra, uncovering a wide-range of indicated benefits and use (check this study out here) 

      Being both adaptogenic and tonic, the observed benefits of Schizandra are wide-ranging. Check out a few of the most common in the list below and to find out more, visit Teelixir’s website for a list of 30 Scientific Studies of Schisandra Berry.

      What is Schizandra Good For?:

      • Decreasing adrenal fatigue
      • Cleaning the liver
      • Improving libido
      • Slowing down the ageing process
      • Improving coordination
      • Increasing circulation
      • Regulating blood sugar and blood pressure
      • Regulating hormone levels
      • Reducing stress levels

      Schizandra also contains anti-inflammatory properties that may be useful in the treatment of conditions and diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, tuberculosis, and asthma. 

       

      HOW TO TAKE SCHIZANDRA:

      The easiest way to take Schizandra is by mixing it with hot water for a simple tonic tea, but it also lends itself to some brilliant recipes such as juices, desserts or the smoothie recipe we've listed below:

       

      Schizandra Berry Smoothie:

      For a nice cold smoothie that is an absolute health booster, blend the following ingredients together until smooth:

      • 1 cup of strawberries (frozen)
      • 1 banana
      • 3/4 cup of orange juice
      • 1 tsp of Schizandra Powder
      • 1/4 tsp of MSM Powder
      • 1/4 tsp of cinnamon
      • 3-4 ice cubes
      • 1/2 tsp of honey or maple syrup if desired

       

      Pour into a tall glass and enjoy!

      Schisandra berry smoothie

       

      KEY DETAILS:

      Serving Suggestion:

      Start with 1/2 tsp daily (or 1/4 tsp if you are sensitive to herbs) an increase over time. Stir into your water, tea, or juice for an instant tonic booster. Also works well in broths, meals, and desserts.

      Ingredients:

      Wildcrafted Shisandra berry (Shisandra chinensis) hot water extract powder. Not irradiated. No added grains, fillers, or starch. No added GMOs. No allergens. Grown Di Tao in China, packed in Australia.

       

      Sugar-free | Gluten-free | Vegan-friendly | Paleo-friendly

      --------------------------------------------------

      Thanks From The Bircher Bar!

      I hope you've enjoyed¬†this¬†review and¬†found it helpful!¬†ūüėä

      If you have any more questions at all, don't hesitate to send us an email - always happy to help out.

      Again, through clicking the blue button at the top of this page, you will be taken to our recommended supplier and the best pricing and we can currently find for this product.

      We also make a small commission on that link at no extra cost for you which enables us to keep our site going and you to get the best deal out there - win/win for all!

      Finally, we are lucky enough to have negotiated some incredible coupon codes with our favourite brands and producers - these are some of the biggest discounts on the market. If you'd like to grab these codes, simply join our email list via the link at the top of the page.

      Thanks so much for the support!

      Darcy Ogdon-Nolan

      Holding a Bachelor Of Science (Hons.) combined with close to a decade now in the health food and wellness industry, I believe I'm uniquely positioned to provide a depth of knowledge and first-hand experience on emerging health products, trends and ideas! From greens powders and medicinal mushrooms through to protein powders and workout nutrition - I'm particularly interested in what modern science can uncover about what human cultures have been using to treat ailments for millennia!