Magnolia officinalis seeds mature in Oct. 
Magnolia officinalis (commonly called houpu magnolia or magnolia-bark) is a species of Magnolia native to the mountains and valleys of China at altitudes of 300–1500 m.

Magnolia officinalis seeds

  • 【Habitat】Growing in forests at altitude 300-1,500m.
    【Plant height】20m
    【Smell and taste】Fragrant, pungent, and slightly bitter.
    【Blooming period】May to June
    【Fruiting period】August to October
    【Seeding time】in Spring or Autumn
    【Sun/Shade】prefers sunlight
    【Soil and humidity】Prefers moderate climate and high air humidity. Not picky at soil but grows best in fertile sandy loam.
    【Medicinal parts】dry bark, velamen and branch coat
    【Main components】tree: lignan, monoterpene lignan and norlignan, etc. flower: mainly contains, honokiol and camphor.
    【Pharmacological effect】Houpu: muscle-relaxing, anti-ulcerative, central-inhibiting, blood-pressure-lowering, anti-pathogenic microorganism and anti-tumors, antilpatelet, inhibitory on leukocyte migration and proliferation of fibrous tissue; toxic. Houpuhua: its tincture hydrotrope is effective on lowering blood pressure.
    【Property】Mangnolia officinalis: bitter, pungent, warm. Mangnolia officinalis flower: bitter, little warm. Houpu: eliminating dampness for dissipating phlegm, depressing qi for eliminating fullness. Houpuhua: regulating qi-flowing and eliminating dampness.
    【Cautions】It should be used with cautions for the syndrome of qi deficiency and fluid consumption, and the pregnant women.

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