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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
  • Pharmacology:
    • Antitumor activities
    • Neurotrophic activity
    • Antithrombotic activity
    • Anti-inflammatory activity
    • Antioxidant activity and Cytotoxicity inhibition.

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