Schisandra chinensis (magnolia) fruit extract

Also known as five flavour fruit and Chinese magnolia vine, magnolia fruit is a small red berry loaded with beneficial compounds.

Lignans are the chief component in this berry, responsible for its skin-calming and restorative results. The lignans interrupt factors in skin that lead to visible problems like redness while enhancing factors that help skin look healthier, smoother, and even-toned.

The magnolia berry is also a great source of polysaccharides, phytosterols plus polyphenols and flavonoids, including hyperoside, isoquercitrin, rutin and quercetin, all of which provide antioxidant benefit and help strengthen against environmental exposure. These components, plus lignans, also make this berry a boon for overall health when consumed orally.

References for this information:

Nutrients, Volume 11, 2019, pages 1-20
Evidenced-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, January 2017, ePublication
Bioengineered, January 2017, pages 36-44
Phytochemistry Reviews, Volume 16, Issue 2, 2017, pages 195-218
Pharmaceutical Biology, December 2016, pages 2,987-2,994
Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine, November 2014, pages 1,479-1,483

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