624. Schizandra Berries
Schizandra berries are the fruits of a woody vine found throughout the forests of northern China. Because the flavor profile of the fruits reputedly includes salty, sweet, sour, pungent and bitter qualities, Schizandra berries are commonly referred to as “five flavor berries.” It is also known as magnolia berries.
Flavor Profile: Salty, sour, sweet, bitter
Caffeine: 0 mg/8oz cup
Health Benefits*: Schizandra berries reportedly improve concentration, coordination, endurance, and aids mental fatigue. They also have been said to provide focused, calm energy. As an adaptogen, Schisandra berry regulates energy and stress levels, balancing the thyroid and hormones.
Ingredients: Whole dried Schizandra berries