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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.
Secondary Plant Ingredients
Secondary metabolites in plants are active plant ingredients, also called phytochemicals.. The demand for Phytochemicals is constantly growing not only for reference substances (for quality tests) , but for high purity ...