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Already used in ancient Greece and by Native Americans as an analgesic, anti-inflammatory and febrifuge, White Willow Bark has a compound from which a revolutionary molecule is synthesized and gives healing properties. White Willow Bark doesn’t harm the stomach, but it is contraindicated in individuals who suffer from poor blood clotting issues, bleeding ulcers, or aspirin allergies. As soon as you try it out, you will notice its analgesic virtues.

Benefits

White willow has a substance similar to aspirin but with far fewer side effects. It is a very effective natural remedy for treating flu, cold and other diseases. Its anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic properties are great. Native American herbal remedies would use it to treat joint pains, such as those produced by arthritis, rheumatism and osteoarthritis. Today, modern physicians highly recommend this herb. Bark, leaves and flowers contain especially high salicin when decomposed by the action of glucosidase, bring great benefits. To conclude, White Willow Bark has antipyretic properties, anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antirheumatic effects that cannot be missed. Its tannin content makes it a one-of-a-kind astringent.

  • The natural form of aspirin
  • Has great antipyretic properties
  • Makes a natural astringent

Other Natural Benefits

Another benefit of this plant is its quick action, serving to effectively treat acute conditions, such as bruises and many infections. Although it has antibiotic properties, it also helps to combat fever and minimize a wide variety of annoying symptoms. You might want to learn about its antiplatelet which is caused when using blood thinners. White willow bark is a good alternative for those who have actually suffered strokes and heart attacks and are not using  synthetic anticoagulant. White Willow is said to be an aphrodisiac and is able to boost the libido in a natural way. In addition, it has a mild sedative action that makes it quite suitable in cases of anxiety. Next time you suffer from migraine, you know how to soothe such pain. Its salicin-compounds are among world’s most popular solutions and used for all occasions. White willow bark can even be used to combat chronic fibromyalgia and menstrual cramps. This is a wonderful healing herbal tea!

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