Schizandra is a great tonic that helps the body adapt to stress because of the way it strengthens and tones many different organs. It is particularly a great liver-protective herb as it is used to prevent liver damage and helps in the treatment of hepatitis and poor liver function. It helps fight impotency, quicken reflexes and reverse depression By improving digestion, Schizandra works as a tonic for the entire body. It helps to relieve stress and is an antioxidant. It is also useful to speed healing after surgery or radiation. It increases energy and slows aging while and can have a positive effect on skin allergies and improving the skin. It also stimulates mental alertness. Other uses include: Depression, Sedative, Sexual Stimulant, Respiratory Infections, Quickens Reflexes, Skin Rashes, Balances fluid levels and a good Mental & Emotional Remedy.