Magnolia Bark Cut


Botanical NameMagnolia glauca

Common Name:

  • English:  White Bay, Beaver Tree, Swamp Sassafras, Magnolia, Indian Bark
  • Also, known as:  Beaver Tree, Bourgeon Floral de Magnolia, Buergeria salicifolia, Chuan houpu, Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis, Flos Magnoliae, Ho-No-Ki, Holly Bay, Hou Po, Hou Po Hua, Houpohua, Houpo, Houpu, Indian Bark, Japanese whitebark, Koboku, Magnolia, Magnolia Bark, Magnolia biondii, Magnolia conspicua, Magnolia denudata, Magnolia emargenata, Magnolia fargesii, Magnolia Flower Bud, Magnolia glauca, Magnolia heptaperta, Magnolia hypoleuca, Magnolia nicholsoniana, Magnolia obovate, Magnolia officinalis, Magnolia proctoriana, Magnolia Rouge, Magnolia salicifolia, Magnolia sargentiana, Magnolia sprengeri, Magnolia taliensis, Magnolia virginiana, Magnolia wilsonii, Magnolia yulan, Red Bay, Red Magnolia, Swamp Laurel, Swamp Sassafras, Sweet Bay, Tuhoupu, White Bay, White Laurel, Xin Ye Hua, Xin Yi Hua, Xinyi, Xinyihua

Origin: China

Harvested: Wild

Parts Used: The root & trunk bark                                                              

General Information:

The thirty-five to forty species are mostly native to the United States, India, China, and Japan. They grow in North America in morasses from Massachusetts to the Gulf of Mexico. The bark of both the trunk and the root is employed. The odor is aromatic, and the taste is bitter, warm, and pungent. Magnolia (Magnolia biondii) is a plant found in parts of Asia and North and South America. The bark and flowers are used in Traditional Chinese Medicine.

How to use:   

Decoctions are suitable for roots, barks, large seeds & berries, and other dense material. The simple way to make decoction is, in a saucepan, add 1 tablespoon of dried herbs to 1 cup of water. Bring the water to boil, reduce heat and simmer for 30-60 minutes. Strain and squeeze out as much as liquid as possible and enjoy!


  • You can sweeten your herbal decoctions with a bit of honey, natural fruit juice, stevia leaves powder and or licorice root powder.



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