Schisandra Berries, also known as Schisandra Chinensis, is a deciduous woody vine native to Northeastern China and parts of Russia. The berries of the plant are used for medicinal and culinary purposes. Schisandra Berries have been traditionally used in Chinese medicine to help improve liver function and to help reduce symptoms of fatigue, it is believed to have adaptogenic properties. It is also traditionally used to help improve cognitive function and to help reduce symptoms of anxiety and stress, it is believed to have nootropic properties. Schisandra Berries are also believed to have antioxidant properties and may help to protect cells from damage. They are also traditionally used to help improve respiratory and cardiovascular health, it is believed to have anti-inflammatory properties.