White Willow Bark - 1 oz
Only available in the United States.
Price: $10.00 for 1 oz
Willow - Salix spp., S. alba, S. bonplandiana, S. cinerea, S. Daphnoides, S. discolor, S. fragiis, S. melanopsis, S. nigra, S. purpurea, S. stichensis
Willow has been used for centuries for pain and to reduce fever . Aspirin was created from this wonderful tree. It is still used for pain, infections, reduce inflammation, and in more recent years, it is used to aid the heart.
Willow is from the Salicaceae (Willow) family.
Function: Clear Damp-Heat and Reduce Infection
Effects: astringent, urogenital organs, liver, stomach, bladder, kidney, heart, relieves pain; tissue repair for wounds, ulceration, eczema, gangrene, burns, scalds
Preparation: Tincture, decoction, Washes, Compresses
Other Uses: The long willow branches have been used to make baskets, furniture, or dowsing rods. It has also been made into paper.
Edible Uses: The young shoots, leaves and inner bark are edible. Willow is high in vitamin C. The inner bark can be dried and ground into flour.
Caution: Do not use if pregnant, on blood thinners or iodine supplements, have tinnitus, avoid in hemophiliac or hemorrhage situations, allergic to aspirin products, or if a child is running a fever with a headache to prevent risk of Reye's syndrome.
Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.