White Willow Bark
Parts Used: Bark
Phenolic glycosides (including salicylic acid), flavonoids and tannins.
- Local Analgesic
- Antipyretic (reduces fever)
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.