White willow bark information
White Willow is used by herbal practitioners in
the treatment of rheumatism and arthritis.
White willow can be used for:
Reducing inflammation and
White willow contains
salicylates so should be avoided in patients with known sensitivity to aspirin and iboprofen type products
What herbal practitioners say about White willow
White willow is used to
relieve inflammation and pain caused by conditions such as arthritis and
rheumatism, especially in cases where the symptoms are made worse by cold and
damp weather. It helps to reduce
connective tissue inflammation as suffered in rheumatoid arthritis and can be
used for lower back pain. White willow
can also be used in the treatment of fevers.
Adult dose: 1.5 - 3mls three times a
Children’s dose: 0.8 – 1.1mls three times a day.
Based on a ratio of fresh herb to alcohol of 1:2
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