Magnolol and Honokiol

  • Hai-Guang Yang
  • Guan-Hua Du


Magnolol is derived from root bark and branch bark of magnolia or Magnolia officinalis. Magnolol shows many pharmacological effects, such as prolonging of central muscle relaxation, inhibition of the central nervous, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antimicrobial, antiulcer, antioxidant, antitumor, hormone regulation, and antidiabetes. They are still in the stage of preclinical evaluation.


Magnolol Honokiol Pharmacological effects 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Beijing Key Laboratory of Drug Targets Identification and Drug ScreeningCentre for Pharmaceutical Screening, Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical CollegeBeijingChina

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