LANT ORIGINAL: Salix alba L.
PART USED: Bark
SPECIFICATION: Salicin 20% 15% Test By HPLC
Salicin safely be taken long term at recommended doses. Higher than commonly recommended doses of this herb can cause stomach upset, nausea, or tinnitus (ringing in the ears). If any of these reactions develop. Stop taking the herb.
Avoid white willow bark, which can irritate the stomach, if you are sensitive to aspirin, or if you have an ulcer or other gastrointestinal disorder.
As with aspirin products, never give whiter willow bark to children or teenagers under age 16 with symptoms of the cold, the flu, or chicken pox. Although white willow bark is unlikely to cause the rare but potentially fatal condition called Reye syndrome in such casest is metabolized differently than aspirinhe similarity to aspirin is close enough to warrant caution.
1)It has has the same effect on the body as aspirin without any of the side effects.
2)It is an anti inflammatory, a fever reducer, an analgesic, an anti rheumatic, and an astringent. Specifically, it helps to relieve headaches