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Schisandra Sphenanthera Fruit Extract

Also-called-like-this: Nan-Wuweizi Fruit Extract
What-it-does: soothing


A species of Schisandra berry that's used as a traditional Chinese Medicine for thousands of years. According to manufacturer info,  it's used for stressed, sensitive and hyper reactive skin and has anti-irritant, anti-oxidative and anti-inflammatory properties. 

A research paper we found on Schisandra does confirm that the fruit has antioxidant properties, and is traditionally used to treat and prevent hyperproliferative and inflammatory skin diseases (like psoriasis).

Show me some proof

  • Lu, Yan, and Dao-Feng Chen. "Analysis of Schisandra chinensis and Schisandra sphenanthera." Journal of Chromatography A 1216.11 (2009): 1980-1990.

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