Schisandra Berry is one of the queens within tonic herbalism, as she embodies the unique trait of containing the five flavors. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, flavors are seen as energetic signatures within a plant, demonstrating its distinct healing traits. The five flavors it contains are sweet, bitter, salty, sour and pungent, directly signaling its all encompassing and highly medicinal nature. In TCM the five flavors directly relate to the five yin organs: Liver, Lungs, Heart, Kidneys and Spleen.
Schisandra is called the “quintessence of tonic herbs” by Taoist masters. It is the only herb known to be perfectly Yin-Yang balanced, to contain all three Treasures (Jing, Qi and Shen), to nurture all five Elements (Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water) and to enter all twelve energy channels (meridians) of the human body.
Additionally, Rose has been revered for centuries for its many healing benefits. Rose is traditionally used both internally and externally as an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. Rose is most famously known for its ability to open the heart to beauty and love