White Willow 400mg Organic
R146.41 – R354.18
The active ingredient in white willow is salicin, which the body converts into salicylic acid. The first aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) was made from a different salicin-containing herb, meadowsweet, working in essentially the same way. All aspirin is now chemically synthesized. It is not surprising, then, that white willow bark is often called "herbal aspirin.
400mg one to three times daily.
Salicin is useful in diseases accompanied by fever, rheumatic ailments, headache, toothache and other inflammatory conditions. Fever lowering.
Avoid in cases of salicylate sensitivity.
Not to be given to children under 16 with flu-like symptoms, with Reyes Syndrome.
Avoid during pregnancy.
Individuals with concerns about blood clotting and bleeding time should use aspirin and white willow with caution, as both have the potential to interfere with platelet aggregation and prolong bleeding time (i.e. a “blood-thinning” effect).
Pain relief – Turmeric, quercetin, flax seed oil, antioxidants, pycnogenol/grape seed extract.