The aroma of the blooming petals of a magnolia tree. Created in a blend of beeswax for a richer, longer lasting fragrance.
In Chinese herbalism, magnolia bark, hou po, is associated with the stomach, lungs, spleen, and large intestine. It is used to treat menstrual cramps, abdominal pain, abdominal bloating and gas, nausea, diarrhea, and indigestion. Injections of magnolia bark extract are said to cause muscle relaxation. It is also used in formulas to treat coughing and asthma. The bark is said to make the qi descend and is used for symptoms of disorders thought to move upward in the body.