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Magnolia Bark Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Magnolia Bark
Glycemic Index / Load
Houpu Magnolia
Botanical Name
Magnoliae Officinalis
Chinese Name
Hou Po

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Magnolia Bark

Nature of
Magnolia Bark


Parts Used

Barks, Buds, Flowers

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Magnolia Bark

-It may interact with sedative medications.
-Avoid use of Magnolia 15 days before a planned surgery.
-Avoid use during pregnancy. It might cause a miscarriage.
-It may interact with Alcohol and may cause sleepiness and drowsiness.
-Excess intake may cause Dizziness.

Drug Interaction :
If you are taking Magnolia Bark then do not take Anticoagulant medications.
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Magnolia Bark is the bark of a flowering plant.
It is perennial.
It grows in semitropical, temperate climate.
It grows up to 30 M.
Best used for Indigestion.

In TCM :
Magnolia Bark : Hou Po
Magnolia Flower : Hou Pu Hua, Xin Yi, Xin Yi Hua
Prepared Magnolia Bark : Zhi Hou Po

Meridians Associated : Spleen, Lungs, Stomach and Large Intestines.

Cancer Treatments : Useful in treating Esophagus and Stomach Cancer.
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Materia Medica for Magnolia Bark

Magnolia Bark General

Magnolia Bark stimulates the abdominal functions to avoid causing Abdominal Diseases. Thus, it combats Nausea, Ascites, and Bloating.
It provides relief from pain during the menstruation and treats Difficult Menses.
It supports the digestive system to keep digestion better and cures Indigestion.
The bark is used to cure Cough and Asthma symptoms.
Magnolia Bark is potent in treating Alzheimer.
It improves the appetite to avoid the risk of Anorexia.
It protects the stomach and the intestine from inflammation to prevent Gastroenteritis.
It has honokiol nutrient which relieves from Stress.
It cures Vomiting, Phlegm, and Diarrhea.
Its bark and flower buds are used to treat Intestinal Disease.
It also contains magnolol content which helps to reduce Allergy.
Single Herb

Magnolia for Gastroparesis

Take dried Magnolia bark. Powder it. Boil one teaspoon powder in glass water. Drink lukewarm once a day.
OR : Take half teaspoon of Magnolia bark powder with lukewarm water twice a day.
OR : Prepare a decoction of 5 gram Magnolia bark with one cup water and have it once a day.

Magnolia Bark for Prostate Cancer

Boil 1 to 2 teaspoon of Magnolia Bark powder in 200 ml of water. Strain it off. Drink it lukewarm. It will help to cure Prostate Cancer.

Magnolia Bark for High Blood Pressure

Simmer 1 teaspoon powder of Magnolia Bark in 150 ml of water. Strain off this infusion. Drink it lukewarm. It regulates your blood pressure levels.

Magnolia Bark for Menopause

Prepare a decoction by boiling 1 teaspoon powder of Magnolia Bark in a glass of water for 10 minutes. Steep it for 5 minutes. Strain it off. Drink it daily to treat Menopause and associated symptoms.

Magnolia Bark for Flatulence

Put 1 teaspoon of Magnolia Bark in a glass of water. Boil it for 5 to 10 minutes to make tea. Drink it regularly.

Magnolia Bark for Asthma

Daily drink a cup of Magnolia Bark tea to treat Asthma.

Magnolia Bark for Anorexia

Steep 1 teaspoon of Magnolia Bark powder in 150 ml of water for 5 minutes. Strain it off. Drink a cup of this decoction regularly in the morning on an empty stomach.

Magnolia Bark for Diabetes

Regular drink a cup of tea prepared from powdered Magnolia Bark to maintain your sugar level.

Magnolia Bark for Anxiety

Steep 1 teaspoon Magnolia Bark powder in 150 ml of water. Strain it off. Drink this infusion at night before sleep.
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Herbal Treatment For Cold 1

When Nose is clogged with thick, non stop mucus.
Prepare a decocotion of Cockelburr Fruit, Magnolia Flower, Angelica Root and Mint Leaves.
Caution: Drink once a day only for 3 days.
Over dosage may lead to toxicity.

Herbal Treatment For Constipation 12

Take equal quantity of Bitter Orange, Magnolia and Rhubarb. Powder them together. Have half teaspoon with lukewarm water once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Libido Booster

People consider libido as sex. But libido doesn't necessarily mean sex only. It's the will to indulge in sex. When a person doesn't feel like making love, there is a problem with his/her metabolism. OR One is trying, and every time the effort is ineffective. Result, dissatisfied partner. That means you need to boost your libido. Several herbs have the capability to enhances your mood. There are some good herbs which, when combined in the right proportion, give excellent results. Take the dried form of following herbs :
Cnidium : Fruit : 20 gram
Chinese Gall : 20 gram
Ligusticum Wallichii : Root : 20 gram
Horny Goat Weed : Leaves and Stem : 20 gram
Morinda Officinalis : Root : 20 gram
Chufa ( Cicada ) : Root : 20 gram
Notopterygium : Roots and Rhizomes : 20 gram
Magnolia Bark : Flower : 20 gram
Galangal ( Kulanjan ) : Rhizomes : 20 gram
Garlic ( Lehsun ) : Cloves : 8 to 10
Schisandra : Fruit : 30 gram
Cinnamon ( Dalchini ) : Bark : 10 gram
Spikenard ( Jatamasi ) : Roots and Rhizomes : 30 gram
Powder them together. Have half teaspoon with milk for a few nights. This formula boosts libido, in both men and women. Better results have been found specially in females. It warms up the body and enhances sex stamina.
Caution. Please consult a doctor before consuming any formula. One or more herbs may not suit you or the medication you are already taking.
Note Do not take any herb or a combination of herbs for a long time. Take them for a few days, then give a break, even if they show great results.
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Carole ( Iowa )
24 Feb 2017
I am going to give this a try to see if it will help my MS. I have been told I can treat it with this so I can stop my medication which has many side affects. Have you heard of anyone taking this to stop muscle spasam with this herb for MS?
Margaret ( Ireland )
23 Jan 2018
Hi I am interested in taking magnolia bark, is it safe to take with blood pressure med and antidepressamt
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