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NOW - White Willow Bark

NOW - White Willow Bark

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Info: 100 Capsules; 400 mg Strength

Aspirin (or acetylsalicylic acid) has long been characterized as a wonder drug, but it can have many gastrointestinal and other side effects. Fortunately, its original natural source, the bark of the white willow shrub, can still provide many of its principal benefits with far less stomach irritation and a much better safety profile.

Info: 100 Capsules; 400 mg Strength

Aspirin (or acetylsalicylic acid) has long been characterized as a wonder drug, but it can have many gastrointestinal and other side effects. Fortunately, its original natural source, the bark of the white willow shrub, can still provide many of its principal benefits with far less stomach irritation and a much better safety profile.

Product Notes:

Research indicates White Willow bark is capable relieving headache pain, reducing the fever associated with the common cold, and providing short term relief of the pain and inflammation associated with certain musculoskeletal and joint-related conditions (including osteoarthritis, lower back pain, and minor injuries or overexertion). This formulation of it not only contains a standardized extract of its best known active ingredient (Salicin, the salicylate the 'S' in ASA is made from), but also a balance of the other polyphenol and flavonoid compounds naturally present in it, which also appear to have therapeutic effects.

Ingredients:

Each capsule contains:

400 mg White Willow Bark (Salix alba) (Standardized to min. 15% Salicin)

Non-medicinal ingredients: Veg. Capsule (hypromellose, water), Stearic Acid (vegetable source).

This is a non-GMO, Kosher, and vegan/vegetarian product which is made without gluten and is corn-free, dairy-free, egg-free, nut-free, and soy-free.

Suggested Usage:

Adults: Take 2 capsules twice daily. For prolonged use, consult a healthcare practitioner.

Warnings:

Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you are allergic to acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) or other salicylates. Consult a healthcare practitioner prior to using NOW Foods White Willow if you have asthma, or peptic ulcer disease, or if you are taking anticoagulants or products containing acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) or other salicylates. Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen. If you experience gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, dyspepsia, heartburn, or diarrhea, discontinue use and consult a healthcare practitioner.

Health Canada Natural Product Number: 80044861.

Supporting Science:

Klessig DF, Tian M, Choi HW. "Multiple Targets of Salicylic Acid and Its Derivatives in Plants and Animals." Frontiers in Immunology. 2016 May 26.

Oltean H, et al. "Herbal medicine for low-back pain. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014 Dec 23;2014.

Shara M, Stohs SJ. "Efficacy and Safety of White Willow Bark (Salix alba) Extracts." Phytotherapy Research. 2015 Aug.

Sellami M, et al. "Herbal medicine for sports: a review. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition. 2018 Mar 15.

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