Schisandra Fruit essential oil is most remarkable for its adaptogenic properties, its ability to focus the mind and uplift the spirit, its aphrodisiac effects, and its pleasant aroma which combines the five flavors that are present in the Schisandra fruit. Schisandra fruit comes from a vine growing in China and eastern Russia. Also known as "five- flavor berry", it is one of the 50 fundamental herbs of traditional Chinese medicine, and has long been used as a way to balance the Yin and Yang. In Russia, schisandra also has a history of use for its ability to protect the body against a range of external stressors.
Specific Benefits of Schisandra Fruit Essential Oil as follows:Adaptogen... Schisandra essential oil has adaptogenic properties, meaning it can help the mind and body respond to stress better. Schisandra has been shown scientifically to balance cortisol release and to prevent adrenal fatigue.
Promotes healthy digestion... Schisandra essential oil is used as a whole-body tonic. In particular, it supports intestinal function and helps alleviate intestinal problems. In addition, it has been shown to help detoxify the liver and improve hepatic function. Improves cognitive function... Schisandra is used to increase energy levels and help focus the mind. For this reason, schisandra has reputedly been given to Russian astronauts to help them improve performance while in space.
Properties: Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidant, Adaptogenic, Aphrodisiac, Anxiolytic, Digestive
Perfumery Note: Middle
Aroma: Bitter, Sour, Sweet, Fruity
Blends with: Grapefruit, Bergamot, Lavender, Rose, Geranium, Black Spruce, Ylang Ylang
Recipes We Love:Mental Clarity Blend:
15ml Schisandra Essential Oil
4 drops Black Spruce Essential Oil
4 drops Grapefruit Essential Oil
Mix the essential oils and rub the blend onto your chest and to the back of your neck.
Relieving digestive problems:
15ml Argan Oil
6 drops Roman Chamomile Essential Oil
4 drops Peppermint Essential Oil
Mix the oils together and then massage the blend onto your belly.
Hormone balancing inhalation:
Schisandra Essential Oil
Blend equal amounts of each oil, place 3 drops of the palm of the hand, rub hands together and inhale. Alternatively, place 10 drops of the blend in a bath, or use a few drops in the shower...starting at the feet and distributing the oils all over the body.