Magnolia obovata Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
Japanese whitebark magnolia

Magnolia obovata is a species of Magnolia, native to Japan and the adjacent Kurile Islands. It grows at altitudes of sea level up to 1,800 m in mixed broadleaf forest.

Magnolia obovata

Medical use

Economic importance of Magnolia obovata

Environmental ornamental
Medicines folklore

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Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Native
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Kurile Islands

Biological activities

Antiacetyltransferase
Honokiol found in Bark (3200 ppm)
Antiaggregant
Honokiol found in Bark (3200 ppm)
Antibacterial
Honokiol found in Bark (3200 ppm)
Magnolol found in Bark (8100 ppm)
Anticariogenic
Honokiol found in Bark (3200 ppm)
Magnolol found in Bark (8100 ppm)
Anticonvulsant
Honokiol found in Bark (3200 ppm)
Magnolol found in Bark (8100 ppm)
Antiemetic
Honokiol found in Bark (3200 ppm)
Antileukemic
Honokiol found in Bark (3200 ppm)
Antioxidant
Honokiol found in Bark (3200 ppm)
Magnolol found in Bark (8100 ppm)
Antiradicular
Honokiol found in Bark (3200 ppm)
Antiseptic
Honokiol found in Bark (3200 ppm)
Antitumor-Promoter
Honokiol found in Bark (3200 ppm)
Magnolol found in Bark (8100 ppm)
Anxiolytic
Honokiol found in Bark (3200 ppm)
Artemicide
Magnolol found in Bark (8100 ppm)
CNS-Depressant
Honokiol found in Bark (3200 ppm)
Magnolol found in Bark (8100 ppm)
Calcium-Antagonist
Honokiol found in Bark (3200 ppm)
Magnolol found in Bark (8100 ppm)
Fungicide
Honokiol found in Bark (3200 ppm)
Magnolol found in Bark (8100 ppm)
Larvicide
Magnolol found in Bark (8100 ppm)
Myorelaxant
Honokiol found in Bark (3200 ppm)
Magnolol found in Bark (8100 ppm)
Pesticide
Honokiol found in Bark (3200 ppm)
Magnolol found in Bark (8100 ppm)
Sedative
Honokiol found in Bark (3200 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Honokiol Bark 3,200
Magnolol Bark 8,100
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]