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.