THE MORNING SHOW
The Healing Properties of Schizandra
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, Schizandra Berry has been used for many health-related conditions including: boosting energy at the cellular level, conditions of the digestive tract, stimulating the immune system, stress, fatigue, exhaustion, irritability, insomnia, radiation protection, regulating blood sugar, counteracting the effects of sugar, regulating blood pressure, regulating cholesterol, anxiety states, depression, dyspnea (shortness of breath), vision, night vision, eye fatigue, speeding recovery after surgery, coughs, enuresis (bed-wetting), frequent urination, involuntary discharge of semen, night sweats, spontaneous sweating, generating bodily fluids, wakefulness, regulating concentration, regulating coordination, motion sickness, regulating endurance, suppressing hunger, and alleviating thirst.
For thousands of years, Schizandra Berry has aided countless people in living longer, healthier, more active lives. The use of Schisandra Berry for medical purposes is attributed to the Chinese. Schisandra Berry is said to “prolong the years of life without aging” in the Divine Husbandman’s Classic of the Materia Medica written prior to 200 C.E.. Schizandra Berry has been used for at least 3,000 years by people in China and has been used, praised, and recommended additionally by the cultures of Korea, Siberia and Japan for centuries. Schizandra Berry’s reputation has been earned for its remarkable ability to help balance the body, prolonging life, helping the body adapt to stress, and nourishing chi – life force energy.
Scientists are continuing to discover remarkable properties of Schizandra Berry and continue research into its scientifically-proven results. Schizandra Berry has been extensively studied by scientific and medical researchers. There are over 156 scientific studies on Schisandra chinensis listed at PubMed.gov, The U.S. National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health website, and there are hundreds more scientific studies on Schizandra Berry in Russian and Chinese that have not as of yet been fully translated into the English language.
Brandon Amalani is the owner of Shen Blossom, the manufacturer of American grown, premium grade schizandra and supplier of of rare herbs and herbal formulations. Brandon has nearly 15 years of experience in the natural and holistic health and wellness field with an emphasis on Traditional Chinese Medicine. Brandon focuses on and teaches natural strategies and solutions that support and benefit mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual health.
-The history of Schizandra and how it’s been traditionally used
-It’s a whole body tonic; it has the ability to increase intracellular glutathione and gently cleanse the liver if taken ongoing
-Could Schizandra interact negatively with other supplements? Brandon tells when Schizandra should not be taken
-How the health of the liver translates to our emotional disposition
-Patrick asks Brandon about his diet
-Getting back in tune with ‘feeling’ ourselves and what we need
-Brandon shares his meditations for Yin and Ynag
brandon amalani on shizandra and much more, january 19, 2016