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White Willow Bark - Natural Aspirin

The Bark of the common Willow Tree, also known as the Pussy Willow, is the source of a wide range of Phenolic Glycosides, Salicin being the most IMPORTANT! Like Aspirin, indications for Willow Bark include mild feverish Colds and Infections (Influenza), Acute and Chronic Rheumatic Disorders, mild Headaches, and Pain caused by Inflammation.

White Willow Bark’s (Aspirin) History dates back to the 5th Century BC, when the Greek Physician Hippocrates used an Extract of White Willow Bark, containing a Natural Aspirin-like chemical for Pain Relief and Fever Reduction.
It is used today to break Fevers, soothe Headaches, and reduce Pain and Swelling in Arthritic Joints. White Willow Bark is also beneficial for Infections, Heartburn, Cancer, and Neuralgia. It is used in Dyspepsia connected with the debility of the digestive organs. In convalescence from Acute Diseases, in Worms, Chronic Diarrhea and Dysentery, it's Tonic and Astringent Combination renders it very USEFUL! As an Astringent, it has also been recommended for Internal Bleeding and as a Diuretic for Gouty and Rheumatic Problems. White Willow Bark is also very useful in Acute Phases and for Muscle Pains. Some reports also hint, that White Willow Bark reduces Blood Sugar Level and inhibits the production of Prostaglandins, that cause Cramping in Females.

In many studies performed in Denmark, this herb has been used with Thermogenic herbs like Ephedra to document the effectiveness in Weight Loss. This Aspirin and Aspirin-like Compound, containing Herb has been extensively studied and has established its Anti-Inflammatory and Immune-Boosting Bioactivities.

Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid), a Synthetic replacement for Salicin, is a Blood Thinner, which has been used to prevent Blood Clots, but it has potentially DANGEROUS Gastrointestinal Side-Effects. But in it's Natural form, Salicin passes HARMLESSLY through the Gastrointestinal Tract, becoming Saligenin and Glucose. The Saligenin is then converted to Salicylic Acid in the Blood and the Liver. The Conversion Process takes a few hours, so results will NOT be felt IMMEDIATELY, but are usually sustained for several hours.

Salicin is HELPFUL for mild feverish Colds and Infections (Influenza), Acute and Chronic Rheumatic Disorders, mild Headaches, and Pain caused by Inflammation. But it does NOT have the DANGEROUS Side-Effects associated with Aspirin.