Wu Wei Zi - Schisandrae chinensis Fructus, 5ml
CO2 extracted Schisandrae chinensis Fructus - 5ml
The subtle, balanced aroma of this Wu Wei Zi essential oil seems to spread out to all of the sensory orifices. It warms the ears, concentrates the eyes, opens the nose and leaves two tastes on the tongue; salty at the back, pungent at the tip. It's effect warms and vibrates the lower abdomen, excites the breath, quiets the heart and elicits a gentle satisfied purr throughout the trunk of the body.
Our Wu Wei Zi essential oil is grown and CO2 extracted in southern China from the small, red, clustered schizandrae fruit whose Chinese name, "Five Flavor Seed" signifies that it can "tonify the yin of all five yin organs." The fruit skin is sweet, the fleshy part is sour, the seed core is bitter and pungent while all parts have a salty taste. The denseness of the dried fruit with its predominantly sour, and salty nature reflects its actions to astringe and nourish the Jing essence and Kidney.
Wu Wei Zi essential oil can be applied to contain the leakage of lung Qi for wheezing and cough when lung and kidney Qi are insufficient and the kidney is not grasping the lung Qi. The sour nature of Wu Wei Zi guides it to the liver, benefiting the Liver yin and it's orifice, the eyes. It also benefits the spleen and kidney Qi, helping to bind deficiency diarrhea. It helps to generate fluids and stop sweating. It's binding quality also helps with leakages such as nocturnal emissions, frequent urination and bleeding.
May combine with Bai Zi Ren Oil for palpitations, insomnia, dream disturbed sleep. Apply for night sweats, and spontaneous sweating due to deficiency.
Research has shown that Wu Wei Zi stimulates the body to produce antioxidants to eliminate oxygen free radicals, strengthens recovery from radiation, delays aging and repairs liver damage. It increases respiratory rate and depth and has a tranquilizing effect on the central nervous system.
TCM Category: Astringent stabilizing binding
Major chemical components: Essential oil (from Kaiping extractor analysis): Schisandrin B, schizandrin, deoxy schisandrin