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White Willow Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
White Willow
Glycemic Index / Load
White Willow
Botanical Name
Salix Alba, Salicaceae Family
Hindi Name
Bed Sada
Chinese Name
Bai Liu

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White Willow Cures

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Action of White Willow

Nutrients in White Willow

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Taste of
White Willow

Parts Used

Bark, Leaves

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for White Willow

Avoid use during pregnancy and breast feeding .
It is unsafe for children when used for viral infections such as cold and flu .
Avoid consumption if allergic to Aspirin.
Avoid if you are using any blood thinner medication.
Excessive consumption may cause Gastric Erosion, Cardiac problems, Nausea, Heartburn and Diarrhea.
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White Willow is a tree.
It is deciduous.
It grows in a temperate climate.
It grows up to 30 M.
Best used for Analgesic action.
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Materia Medica for White Willow

White Willow General

White Willow is known as Natural Aspirin. It is a wonderful herb that gives relief from the Pain. Salicylate Glycoside is an active compound in White Willow. It possesses Anti Inflammatory effect. It slows the pain flowing in the Nervous System. It treats the cause of inflammation.
It is recommended for Arthritis and Bursitis. It eases the Inflammation in the Joints and the Tendons.
It gives relief from all kind of body aches as Headache, Muscle Ache, Muscles Cramps and Back Ache.
It reduces Toothache and Inflamed gums. It is beneficial in healing Mouth Ulcers and Sores.
It enhances the beauty of the Skin. It is also effective when applied on Cuts, Wounds, and Burns.
The Antiviral and Antibacterial properties of this herb helps to combat the infectious diseases.
It has a cooling fact that helps to lower the Body temperature in Fever.
It is an excellent herb for Neuralgia, Cardiovascular Disorders, and Carpel Tunnel Syndrome.
It eases the painful menses and enhances the blood flow.
Methods of Administration. How to take
Tincture. The best and the most potent method of consuming White Willow is to Tincture it.
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Decoction: Make a tea.
Put l/2 teaspoonful of the powdered bark in a cup of water. Boil it. Simmer for l0 minutes. Drink three times a day.
The bark may be chewed as such.
Single Herb

White Willow for Arthritis

Cut the bark of White Willow. Boil it. Add Ginger to activate Willow bark. Drink twice a day.

White Willow for Bursitis

Take 2 grams of ground bark. Mix it in 8 ounces of water. Drink up to 4-5 cups per day.

White Willow for Kidney Disease

Prepare a White Willow bark tea. Drink it thrice a day to get relief from kidney pain.

White Willow for Frozen Shoulder

It has anti inflammatory properties. It helps in reducing the pain and stiffness in the shoulders.
Boil White Willow bark in water for 10 min. Strain and consume this daily.

White Willow for Bunion

Prepare a tea from the fresh leaves of White Willow. Drink it twice a day.
Prepare a paste of White Willow Bark. Apply it on Bunions.

White Willow Bark for Difficult Menses

Take half a tablespoon of White Willow Bark powder. Boil it in water for 5 to 10 min. Have this tea 2 times in a day. It eases the Menstrual cramps and good for irregular periods.
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Take Ephedra's leaves and White Willow bark in 1:2 ratio. Make its decoction. Drink 5 ml of it once a day.
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Marvin ( Nassau )
16 Apr 2019
Is red willow bark the same as white willow bark?
10 Jun 2019
Cornus amomum is probably the herb you're looking for. Has some similar uses, but altogether different plant and general use. In addition, herb-store White Willow is (supposedly) not the plant used for Kinnikinnik. Hope that helps!
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