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Nature's Temple / White Willow Bark

White Willow Bark

(Salix alba)

Parts Used:  Bark

Active Constituents:

Phenolic glycosides (including salicylic acid), flavonoids and tannins.

Main Actions:

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Anti-rheumatic
  • Local Analgesic
  • Antipyretic (reduces fever)
  • Astringent

 Major Safety Issues:

  • Should be avoided in patients who have gastric disorders such as peptic ulcers, asthma, diabetes, haemophilia or liver disease.
  • Do not take concurrently with anticoagulants and sedatives.
  • Should be avoided during pregnancy and breastfeeding.