JustIngredients Trade Schizandra Berries

Schizandra Berries

Product Code: 09SC

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Must be infused in boiling water prior to consumption.

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Product: Schizandra Berries

Latin Name: Schisandra chinensis syn. Schisandra japonica, Kadsura chinensis, Maximowiczia chinensis, Sphaerostema japonicum.

Plant Family: Schisandraceae

Other Names: Chinese Magnolia Vine, Five Taste Fruit, Five Flavour Berry, Omiza, Gomishi, Omicha, Ngu Mie Gee, Limonnik, Lemonwood, Wǔ Wèi Zi & Schisandra.

Description: Schizandra is an aromatic, woody, climbing, vine native to northern and north-eastern China that can reach a height of 8 metres; it can also be found growing in Russia and Korea. The heart shaped leaves are bright green in colour and 2.5-6.5cm in length with finely toothed edges. The 5 petaled flowers are white, 2.5cm in diameter and hang in clusters.

Brief History: The Chinese name ‘Wǔ Wèi Zi’ translates as ‘five taste fruit’, schizandra has all the ‘flavours’ that we can detect, sweet, sour, bitter, salty and spicy. Schizandra has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for over 2,000 years. The first recorded use of schizandra is found in ‘Shénnóng Běn Cǎo Jīng’ (The Divine Husbandman’s Classic of the Materia Medica) written in the 1st century A.D. where it was used to ‘prolong the years of life without aging’.

For ingredient and allergen information, please see the product specification, available to download from the technical tab


The berries can be used to make wine, cordial and tea. Glue like substance is extracted from the fruit and the branches and used for ‘sizing’ paper.

Shelf Life

Shelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.

Technical Information

Product Specification

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Allergen Statement

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