Other names Magnolia Bark Extract, Magnolia Officinalis, Honokiol, Magnolol
Mangolia supplements are used by some to reduce stress and nervousness. But is it effective? Read on to find out what the science says.
This nootropic has no healthy human placebo-controlled studies that meet our inclusion criteria. Negative side effects can occur if used carelessly, so make sure you’re aware of the risks of Magnolia.
Read about the effects of Magnolia in relation to the amount of evidence we've found
Why do people use magnolia?
People who self-experiment with magnolia often state they use it to improve their:
There is a lack of scientific evidence for the effectiveness of magnolia for any of these purposes, especially in healthy humans.
Can magnolia reduce your nervousness?
Two studies looked at the effects of 60mg magnolia in combination with various other supplements after 12 or 24 weeks in menopausal women . The women who had received magnolia had reduced scores on nervousness-related measures.
A study on the effects of a product with honokiol (an active ingredient in magnolia) in it called Relora found that people who took the honokiol experienced reduced nervousness .
Animal findings also suggest beneficial magnolia effects on measures related to nervousness .
Magnolia use resulted in reduced nervousness in many studies, but the studies are generally of low quality and relevance to healthy human self-experimenters looking to reduce their nervousness. More research is needed on the effects of magnolia on nervousness in healthy humans before it can be known if it is effective.
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Last updated Saturday, June 10, 2023