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A biphenolic compound with anxiolytic, antithrombotic, anti-depressant, anti-emetic, and anti-bacterial effects.
Plant: isolated from the bark, seed cones and leaves of trees of the genus Magnolia.
- Source: Magnolia grandiflora (from the American South) and Magnolia dealbata (Mexican).
- Traditionally, Magnolia biondii, Magnolia obovata and Magnolia officinalis are commonly used in Asian medicine
- Can easily cross the blood-brain barrier and blood-cerebrospinal fluid
- Therefore, honokiol is a potentially effective therapy with high bioavailability
- Traditional medicine: bark or seed cones are commonly used in traditional medicine in China, Korea and Japan, magnolia bark is used as an analgesic and to treat anxiety and mood disorders
- The variety of interactions of honokiol make it a viable therapy for a number of diseases of the central nervous system, cardiovascular system and gastrointestinal system
- Has also been shown to have tumor growth inhibitory, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant effects
- Limited side effect profile
- Antitumor activities
- Neurotrophic activity
- Antithrombotic activity
- Anti-inflammatory activity
- Antioxidant activity and Cytotoxicity inhibition.
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