• Published 2019

Schisandra chinensis and its phytotherapeutical applications.

@article{Rybnik2019SchisandraCA,
  title={Schisandra chinensis and its phytotherapeutical applications.},
  author={Michal Rybnik{\'a}ř and Karel {\vS}mejkal and Milan Žemli{\vc}ka},
  journal={Ceska a Slovenska farmacie : casopis Ceske farmaceuticke spolecnosti a Slovenske farmaceuticke spolecnosti},
  year={2019},
  volume={68 3},
  pages={
          95-118
        }
}
Schisandra (Schisandra chinensis) has been used for centuries as a plant of traditional Chinese medicine. Its biological activity and pharmacological use are associated with dibenzocyclooctadiene lignans, while specific polysaccharides may also be involved. The lignans of schisandra are genus-specific. Their activity has been investigated in hundreds of studies that have confirmed adaptogenic effects, central nervous system stimulation, hepatoprotective effects and potential anticancer… CONTINUE READING