Magnolia Bark Extract(Hou Pu Extract)
Magnolia Officinialis extract is an yellow brown powder to white powder which is extracted from Magnolia Bark. Active ingredients is Magnolol and Honokiol. Pin Yin Name is Hou Pu Extract.
Magnolia bark is a highly aromatic herbal material obtained from Magnolia officinalis of the Family Magnoliaceae. The Chinese name for the herb, houpu, refers to the thick (hou) bark that is the unadorned (pu) portion of the plant.
Houpu, Houpu Magnolia, Magnolia,Magnolol,honokiol
Part of Used: bark
Specifications: 10:1, Magnolol and honokiol 10%-98% HPLC
Appearance: Yellow Brown to Off-white fine powder
Application: Medicine, food additive, dietary supplement
Magnolol: 2% HPLC-98%HPLC
Honokiol: 2% HPLC-98% HPLC
Magnolia bark (Magnolia officinalis) is a traditional Chinese medicine used since 100 A.D. to support the body and nurture well being and to treat a plethora of ailments. Which was first described in the Shennong Bencao Jing as houpu is bitter and warm, non-toxic, mainly treating wind-stroke, cold damage, headache, cold and heat, fright qi, blood impediment, and dead muscle.
Magnolia bark has been used to treat menstrual cramps, abdominal pain, abdominal bloating and gas, nausea, and indigestion. The bark is also an ingredient in formulas used for treating coughs and asthma. The bark is used internally in the treatment of abdominal distension, loss of appetite, gastro-enteritis, vomiting, diarrhoea, asthma and coughs with acute phlegm. The bark and flower buds of Magnolia officinalis have been used to treat coughs and colds and intestinal problems.
Magnolia bark extract is also used to treat halitosis, or bad breath, because of its antibacterial properties and fragrance.
Magnolia bark extract can be used as a weight control supplement in certain circumstances.
Honokiol and magnolol (found in magnolia bark) can exert an increase in acetylcholine which is helpful for Alzheimer's sufferers.
Magnolia bark extract may also serve an antioxidant effect to offset free radicals.
Broadly defined, cancer is a type of condition in which there is abnormal cellular growth that damages or destroys tissue and may spread. The natural product honokiol induces caspase-dependent apoptosis in B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia (B-CLL) cells, indicates that honokiol may be useful in treating lymphocytic leukemia. It does this by encouraging apoptosis, which is the technical term for programmed cell death.
Digestive system disorders
Magnolia bark is an ingredient in several patent remedies used for digestive system disorders and abdominal bloating and discomfort , such as Mu Xiang Shun Qi Wan, Kang Ning Wan (Pill Curing), Bao Ji Wan (Po Chi Pill), Huoxiang Zhengqi Pian, and Shu Gan Wan.
Magnolia officinalis, has been found to possess anti-allergic and anti-asthmatic activity
98% Honokiol and Magonol are great ingredients which can be used in cosmetic of whiten skin and smooth skin.