Works smiliarly to aspirin. However, it is milder for the stomach and does not appear to cause some of the problems which aspirin can. It acts as an anti-inflammatory and is commonly used as the "aspirin component" in the ephederine, caffeine, aspirin (ECA) stack in fat burning supplements.
This plant contains natural salicins, the base for salicylic acid, which is a multifunctional ingredient that addresses many of the systemic causes of blemishes as well as serving as an anti-inflammatory agent. White willow bark also has a soothing effect on sun-exposed skin.
White Willow Bark contains salicin, which the body converts to salicylic acid and has the same effect on the body as aspirin without any of the side effects. Studies have shown that if you feel better, you are more likely to want to stick to your weight loss plan and because of that, White Willow Bark can aid in your diet goals.
Is an analgesic & an anti-inflammatory. Like Meadow Sweet it contains salicylic acid, which gives it its anti-inflammatory properties. It is used for inflammation, fevers, colic or colic like symptoms, and cramping. White Willow Bark is a natural form of Salicin, therefore it passes harmlessly through the gastrointestinal tract, becoming Saligen and Glucose. It does not cause stomach upset, ulceration or bleeding as Aspirin or Bute can. The Saligen is then taken up by the body through the intestinal wall and converted to Salicylic Acid in the blood and liver. This conversion process can take several hours. There will not be immediate relief like Aspirin or Bute gives, but it will sustained pain and inflammation relief for several hours longer once this conversion does take place and the Salicylic Acid is in the bloodstream.
Used to soothe headaches, break fevers, and reduce pain and swelling in arthritic joints. Also beneficial for cancer, heartburn, infections, and neuralgia. It is used in dyspepsia connected with the debility of the digestive organs. As an astringent, it has been used for internal bleeding and as a diuretic for gouty and rheumatic problems. If you are pregnant or nursing please check with your physician before using, Individuals who are allergic to salycylates should avoid Willow bark
soothes irritation, helps provide antibacterial protection and is a natural, skin-soothing analgesic.
Salix spp. A natural source of Salicin (the forerunner of aspirin). Used for treating aches and pains, headaches, Rheumatism, Gout, fevers, Arthritis and Angina. Its historical use as a pain killer dates back to the days of Galen, Hippocrates and Dioscorides.
This bark has analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and astringent properties.