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|Servings: 60 caps.|
Swanson Schizandra Extract is a natural dietary supplement containing the extract from Chinese magnolia-vine (Schisandra chinensis) standardized for the content of 9% schizandrins. Chinese magnolia-vine is an adaptogenic plant, coming from traditional Chinese medicine, demonstrating a wide range of pro-health properties.
Chinese magnolia-vine (Schisandra chinensis) is a plant species belonging to the Schisandraceae family. It naturally appears primarily on the terrains of Russia, China and Korea, where it is cultivated for therapeutic, cosmetic and food purposes. A therapeutic material of schisandra are its fruits and leaves.
Active ingredients present in schisandra fruits are mainly lignans (schizandrin A, schizandrin B, schizandrin C, gamma-schizandrin, gomisin A, gomisin O), organic acids (malic acid, citric acid, tartaric acid, succinic acid), pectin, phospholipids, phytosterols (stigmasterol, beta-sitosterol), vitamin C, vitamin E, carotenes, tannins, triterpene saponins, etheric oils (citral, beta-2-bisabolene, alpha-ylangene, alpha- and beta-chamigrene) and melatonin. Lignans are considered the most important active substances of schisandra, conditioning its activity. They can be found in all parts of the plant.
Chinese magnolia-vine extract demonstrates adaptogenic properties, increasing adaptive abilities of the organism and immunity to stress factors. It positively influences the level of cortisol and liver damages caused by stress (hepatoprotective effect). It also demonstrates positive influence on the metabolism of the brain, intensifies cognitive processes, improves memory. These properties are attributed to the presence of bioflavonoids and lignans in the extract.
Chinese magnolia-vine positively influences the circulatory system and regulates blood pressure. It was proven in the research that blood circulation in generally healthy people with weaker blood flow was improved as a result of the application of schisandra extract. A direct mechanism of this activity is partially caused by weak influence stimulating estrogen receptors, as a result of which, the increase of level of nitric oxide (NO) and relaxation of endothelium take place. Efficient blood flow through blood vessels is a fundament of physical abilities and general efficiency of the organism. Nitric oxide also plays a range of other functions in the organism, i.a. it inhibits the aggregation of platelets, influences the immune reactions and works like a neurotransmitter.
Supplementation with schisandra brings benefits for energy processes of the organism. It was proven that lignans present in the extract, especially schizandrin B, stimulate the synthesis of ATP, a universal energy entity. It demonstrates antioxidant activity in mitochondria, the organelles, which are the most prone to oxidative stress. Moreover, it influences the expression of sirtuins, the so-called longevity proteins. Sirtuins are proteins, especially important from the point of view of aging processes of the organism. They participate in DNA repair and prolonging the cycle of cell replication, as a result of which they increase their vitality.
To sum up, Swanson Schizandra Extract is a preparation with multidirectional, beneficial influence on the organism. The indications for supplementation are primarily memory disorders, problems with concentration, intensive and stressful lifestyle, difficulties in learning, various neurodegenerative diseases, depression, high physical and intellectual activity.
Schizandra demonstrates synergistic activity with eleutherococcus, the so-called “Siberian ginseng”.
For noticeable effects, regular supplementation for at least 4 weeks is necessary.
SWANSON is a well known company operating since 1969, which offers a wide selection of diet and nutritional supplements. Among their products are antioxidants, amino acid supplements, products improving immunity, probiotics, minerals and vitamins. At SWANSON you can also purchase of supplements enhancing your cardiovascular stamina, urinary, nervous and digestive systems. The offer includes products designed specifically for women or men, as well as supplements helping to loose weight.
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|Schizandra Berry Extract(Schisandra chinensis) (standardized to 9% schizandrins)||500 mg||*|
Capsule (gelatin), Bulking agent (Microcrystalline cellulose), Maltodextrin, Anti-caking agent (Magnesium salts of fatty acids, silicon dioxide).
Schisandra chinensis (Schizandra) plant of family Schisandraceae, having a positive effect on the human nervous system in case of load with stress and the mental and physical exhaustion (toning and minimizes tension). The active ingredients are lignans (also called schisandrins). Applying a positive effect on libido and protects and regenerates the liver cells. It is advisable to use the preparations of magnolia Chinese in the period of intensified training, sporting events, and in the case of the use of stimulants such as caffeine or Geranamine. It is a component of herbal preprations with adaptogenic and pro-testosterone properties and creatine stacks and no-boosters. Available at the www.muscle-zone.pl
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