MagnoPro® Magnolia Bark Extract
Patent No.: CN200810027077.2 / 200810124091
Botany: Magnolia bark (Magnolia officinalis) is a traditional Chinese medicine (whereit is known in TCM ashoupu or hou po) used since 100 A.D.for treating "stagnation of qi" (lowenergy) as well as a variety ofsyndromes, such as digestive disturbances causedby emotional distress andemotional turmoil.
Description: It’s extracted from thebark of Magnoliaofficinalis by CO2 extraction.
Latin Name: Magnolia officinalis Rehder et Wilson.
Extract Method: Extracted from the bark of Magnolia officinalis by supercriticalCO2 extraction.
Appearance: White to yellow brown powder or cream.
Active constituents: Magnolia barkis rich intwo biphenol compounds, (magnolol and honokiol), which are thoughtto contributeto the primary anti-stress and cortisol-lowering effects of theplant. Magnoliabark also contains a bit less than 1% of an essential oil knownas eudesmol,which is classified as a triterpene compound, and may provide someadditionalbenefits as an antioxidant.