Viridian Organic White Willow is derived from the bark of the stately white willow tree (Salix alba) and has been used in China for centuries as a medicine. Early settlers to America found Native Americans gathering bark from indigenous willow trees for similar purposes.
The active ingredient in white willow is salicin, which the body converts into salicylic acid. The first aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) was made from a different salicin-containing herb, meadowsweet, working in essentially the same way. All aspirin is now chemically synthesized. It is not surprising, then, that white willow bark is often called "herbal aspirin."
Vegan, Kosher, Organic
Directions: As a food supplement, take one to three capsules daily with food, or as directed by your healthcare professional.
Avoid in cases of salicylate sensitivity. Not to be given to children under 16 with flu-like symptoms, with Reyes Syndrome. Avoid during pregnancy or breastfeeding.
One vegetarian capsule provides: Certified Organic White Willow Bark 400mg, Vegetarian cellulose capsule.
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