Willow Bark: Nature’s Aspirin

What is willow bark? Willow bark, the bark of several varieties of willow tree, has been used for centuries as a pain reliever. The active ingredient in the medicine made from willow bark is called salicin. Some people use willow bark as an alternative to aspirin, particularly those that experience chronic headaches or back pain. … Continue reading Willow Bark: Nature’s Aspirin