Willow bark (Sálix) dry extract
Amorphous light yellow, yellowish-beige to brick-brown colored powder, bitter astringent taste, specific odor.
The beneficial properties of willow noticed in ancient times. The first mention of the healing properties of white willow were even among the ancient Greek and ancient Egyptian peoples. Currently, this amazing tree has not lost its popularity, and most of the useful properties have been confirmed by laboratory studies. Willow has antipyretic, anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects.
Tannins, flavonoids, alkaloids, phenolglycosides, including salicin and its derivatives, bitter substances, ascorbic acid, acid hydralizat consisting of lauric, margarine, pentadecanoic, myristic, arachidic and genoicosanic acids are found in the bark of the plant.
The leaves contain :
- ascorbic acid;
- glycoside salicin;
- resinous substances;
- nitrogen-containing compounds;
- proanthocyanidins and essential oils.
Tanning, resinous and bitter substances, ascorbic acid, salicin, saponins, organic acids are found in male inflorescences.
The main medicinal effect of the plant is associated with the glycoside salicin contained in it, which is able to provide an anti-inflammatory and mild analgesic effect. It is salicin that causes the antipyretic effect of willow bark, manifested by an increase in the rate of heat transfer under the action of salicin on thermoregulation centers. Under the influence of salicin, the hypodermic vessels are also dilated and sweating is increased.
Flavonoids in willow have anti-inflammatory and diuretic effects. The astringent effect of willow is due to the ability of tannins contained in it to bind with proteins, forming complexes, this same feature of tannins promotes the healing of wounds and burns. Willow bark extract has a hemostatic effect, it contributes to the narrowing of blood vessels and enhances blood clotting.
- With gingivitis, sore throat and periodontal disease.
- For treating high fever and headaches.
Willow can be used to combat varicose veins, hyperhidrosis, various skin diseases and even with sweating.
It is contraindicated in gastritis with high acidity, the uncontrolled use of decoctions can cause constipation.
It is impossible to use willow, if low blood clotting is diagnosed and in case of individual intolerance.
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