cart Shopping Cart Cart (0)
SHOP NOW OPEN SATURDAYS 9am - 1pm!
burger_menu
 
SPECIALS
 
RECIPES
 
 
White Willow Bark Extract
larger imageMove mouse over the image to magnify
WILLEXTRPN

White Willow Bark Extract

NZ $15.00
Incl. GST
Please select
Qty.
Salix alba
  • Full Description
Constituent   % INCI Name
White Willow Bark distillate 86% Salix alba Distillate
USP grade Ethanol 14% Certified Organic Ethanol

Description

Traditionally, willow bark was known to ease aches and pains and reduce fevers, and has long been used in Europe and China for the treatment of these ailments. Willow Bark is also mentioned as a treatment in ancient texts from Egypt, Sumer, and Assyria.
The first "clinical trial" with Willow Bark was reported in England, in 1763, when it was used to successfully treat malarial fever.

Use

The bark of white willow contains salicin, which is a chemical similar to aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid). Together with the herb's powerful anti-inflammatory plant compounds (called flavonoids), salicin is thought to be responsible for its pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory effects.
Salicin was actually used to develop aspirin in the 1800s. The pain-relieving effects of white willow occur more slowly than aspirin, but may last longer.

This product is intended for external use only

Ingredients

    Customer Reviews

    Customer Reviews

    You may also like

    Palmarosa Essential Oil
    NZ $11.00
    Incl. GST
    Please select
    Qty.
    Aluminium Pot - 150g
    NZ $5.00
    Incl. GST
    Qty.
    Geranium Hydrosol
    NZ $10.00
    Incl. GST
    Please select
    Qty.
    Straight-Sided Tumbler Jar - White
    NZ $4.50
    Incl. GST
    Qty.
         

    Visit Us

    34B Te Pai Place
    Henderson
    Auckland 0640
     

    Hours

    Monday-Wednesday, 9am-4pm
    Thursday & Friday, 9am - 5pm
    Saturday - 9am - 1pm
    CLOSED Sundays & Public Holidays
                
    Find us on Google Maps
    Organic5401 Green 360px-446