White Willow Bark is a bark from various varieties of willow trees, and the bark was historically used to make medicine as it acts a lot like aspirin and has historically been used for pain, including headaches, muscle pain, and arthritis. Solaray's White Willow Bark contains 400mg per capsule and is 100% Vegan.
When taken in moderation, White Willow Bark appears to have less negative side effects than aspirin. Many people find White Willow Bark to be gentler on the stomach than aspirin. Too much White Willow Bark however can cause stomach cramping and bleeding.
Take one capsule three times daily with a meal or a glass of water.
Serving Size: 1 Vegetable Capsule
White Willow (Salix alba) (bark) 400mg
*Daily Value Not Established
Other Ingredients: Vegetable Cellulose Capsule and Organic Rice Extract Blend
Do not use if safety seal is broken or missing. Keep out of reach of children. Keep your licensed health care practitioner informed when using this product.
Ishikado A, Sono Y, Matsumoto M, et al. Willow bark extract increases antioxidant enzymes and reduces oxidative stress through activation of Nrf2 in vascular endothelial cells and Caenorhabditis elegans. Free Radic Biol Med. 2013;65:1506–1515. doi:10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2012.12.006
Durak A, Gawlik-Dziki U. The study of interactions between active compounds of coffee and willow (Salix sp.) bark water extract. Biomed Res Int. 2014;2014:386953. doi:10.1155/2014/386953