Chinese Magnoliavine Fruit is the dried ripe fruit of Schisandra
chinensis (Turcz.) Baill. Schisandra sphenanthera Rehd.
et Wils. ( F a m. Magnoliaceae). The former is known as
"BeiWuweizi"(Northern Magnoliavine Fruit) and the
latter is known as "Nan Wuweizi"(Southern Magnoliavine
To arrest discharges, relenish qi, promote
fluid secretion, tonify the kidney, and induce sedation.
Chronic cough and asthma; nocturnal emission, spermatorrhea;
enuresis, frequent urination; protracted diarrhea; spontaneous
sweating, night sweating; impairment of body fluid with thirst,
shortness of breath and feeble pulse; diabetes caused by internal
heat; palpitation and insomnia.