La Schizandra chinensis y porque la utilizamos en GGcare

Schizandra chinensis and why we use it at GGcare

Schizandra chinensis

Traditional Chinese medicine has used it for centuries for its benefits. Its name is Schizandra chinensis. Its Chinese name is Wu Wei Zi which means 5-flavored berries. It is surprising when eating them to feel the 5 tastes: bitter, sweet, sour, salty and spicy.


In traditional Chinese medicine, it is considered one of the 50 fundamental herbs in TCM1

Schizandra chinensis is a climbing plant (vine), its vines can reach a height of 5 to 8 meters and its fruit are small, intense red berries that grow in clusters.

It is native to the forests of northern China, eastern areas of Russia and Korea. It is a adaptogenic plant, which grows in very extreme circumstances such as cold.

General benefits

For centuries it has been used in China as:

  • Liver protector, astringent, antitussive, chronic diarrhea, anti-stress, insomnia.
  • Stimulator of the immune system and oxygenates the blood, providing general protection.
  • Adaptogenic plant. It helps the body adapt to any external situation that makes you nervous about leaving your comfort zone.
  • Very rich in Antioxidants. They reduce and prevent the appearance and increase of cancer cells (tumors).
  • Contains good fats: linoleic, palmitic, palmitoleic and stearic acid.
  • Contains fiber, high-quality proteins and natural collagen.

Why do we value Shizandra at GGcare?

The Tinted Moisturizing Cream, Brightening SPF 20 from GGcare, is enriched with pure Shizandra sphenanthera berry extract, because it provides the following properties.

Properties and benefits
  • Provides a regenerating and revitalizing effect on the skin.
  • Widely used in TCM to reduce stress and fatigue.
  • Corrects imperfections, reduces redness, regulates pigmentation.
  • Micro-exfoliating effect, regulates the natural inflammation of the skin, the vascular and that produced by anxiety and stress.
  • Protects against external damage, such as wind, sun and pollution.
  • ** Sustainable and ethical sourcing. Ecocert.

It is notable that its active ingredients do not transform under heat, making it extraordinary for a high-quality cosmetic composition.

**GGcare oncological products have been clinically tested, with excellent results for their use in high-end oncological cosmetics.

How to take Schisandra

You will find it in different formats:

  • capsules, if you need a supplement.
  • powder or pure extract of berries, to make tea, infusion.
  • dehydrated berries and fresh berries, for normal consumption in your diet.

GGcare recommends that before taking any of the formats you consult the doses with your trusted therapist.

1.- TCM (traditional Chinese medicine)


Result: 100% effectiveness and satisfaction in all products

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