Dried Schizandra. Photo by: Chris Kilham © 2009

Man Holding Basket of Dried Schizandra

Also known as Wu Wei Zi (five flavored berry), schisandra is an adaptogen, and helps both body and mind to deal with stress. It also imparts energy, stamina and endurance. Here a young man from a film crew holds up a basket of dried schisandra berries for closer inspection.