The bark of white willow contains salicin, which is a chemical similar to aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) and is thought to be responsible for the pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory effects of the herb. It comes prepared as dried herb, powder and tincture.
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|Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)||1||1|
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