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Willow

Willow

Anti-inflammatory action, febrifugal and painkilling properties, remedy in case of cold and fever, helpful to treat pain, rheumatism and arthritis
The willow is a plant with anti-inflammatory, painkilling and febrifugal properties also known by ancient people, Egyptians, Greeks and Romans. The active substance is the salicin, that makes the willow a remedy in case of pain, neuralgias, headache, back pain, muscle pain, muscle strains, arthritis, rheumatism but also fever, cold and other inflammations such as laryngitis and pharyngitis. Avoid willow or ask your doctor for advice during pregnancy, lactation or if you are taking FANS drugs or anticoagulants, but also if you suffer from gastroesophageal reflux or ulcer or if you are allergic to aspirin. Let’s see the main uses.

Decoction

You can prepare a decoction by boiling a cup of water and a tablespoon of willow bark, leave to boil for some minutes then strain. Drink up to two cups a day.

Mother tincture

As an alternative to the decoction you can take the mother tincture of willow, 30-40 drops twice a day after meals.

Dry extract

1 tablet twice a day after meals
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She combines her passion for a natural lifestyle and her university studies, she has indeed a Master of Science degree in Physics and a PhD in Physics in the field of biophysics. Reading scientific articles, being updated with the latest scientific researches and testing new methods and recipes is since always her job that, we hope, has become useful to you.
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