Metabolic mechanism of a polysaccharide from Schisandra chinensis to relieve chronic fatigue syndrome

Highlights •    Polysaccharide (SCP) from Schisandra chinensis fruit was characterized. •    Therapeutic mechanism of SCP in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome rats was investigated. •    Six metabolites and two metabolic pathways were identified as biomarkers and metabolic pathways indicating the effect of SCP. Abstract Schisandra chinensis fruits are a famous traditional Chinese medicine to treat all kinds…