Herbal Information on the bulk herb White Willow Bark
Common Name: White Willow Bark, Willow, Salicin Willow
Botanical Name: Salix alba
Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product
Package Size: 1lb (One Pound)
Brand: Starwest Botanicals
Form: Powder, Certified Organic
Dosage: Follow doctor's instructions on how to use this herb
Brand: Starwest Botanicals
Cautions: Do not use if nursing or pregnant. Do not take if you are allergic to aspirin (allergic or sensitive to salicylates) or are taking anticoagulant drugs. Overdoses of willow bark may cause skin rash, stomach inflammation/irritation, nausea, vomiting, kidney inflammation, and tinnitus (ringing in the ears).
Naturally Occurring Chemical Components: polyphenols and flavonoids
- Herbal Throat Support
- Promotes Natural Joint Flexibility
- First used in 400 BC to reduce inflammation
- Good to use in making capsules or tea. Can be made into a tincture too
Check out our How to Use Bulk Herbs page to see how to use herbs correctly. Our web page is constantly expanding, as of today we have articles on:
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About Starwest Botanicals Quality Control
Starwest Botanicals validated quality assurance testing on bulk herbs which includes:
- Organoleptic testing to ensure proper appearance, color, aroma and flavor.
- Microscopic and Macroscopic inspection for foreign matter.
- HPTLC for identification, to verify purity and authenticity.
- ICP-MS heavy metal analysis.
- Microbiology testing for pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella.
- Chemical analyses for moisture content, volatile oil, ash and acid insoluble ash.
- Audits all suppliers yearly to assure they meet our GMP requirements.
Samples are retained from all shipments are thoroughly tested and compared to our extensive reference library of dried herbs and botanicals to verify authenticity. All lot samples are kept for five years and can be traced for verification. Starwest Botanicals utilizes not only their in-house laboratory but also independent labs and consultants to guarantee their analyses are complete. Testing includes organoleptic analysis for aroma, color, flavor and texture. Physical testing involves moisture, volatile oil content, heavy metals, microbiology, thin layer chromatography, and other tests specific to each herb.
Certificate of Analysis available on the bulk herb White Willow Bark: Yes
About Herbal Remedies and Alternative Medicine
Herbal remedies have been used for thousands of years in all cultures. In this day and age, Western bulk herbs and spices should be regarded as an added element to present-day healthcare and not as a replacement. Botanical herbs and teas emphasize harmony, support, and balance.
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DetailsCurrent Stock:SKU: 209614-51Manufacturer Part Number 209614-51Condition: NewAvailability: Usually ships in 1 business day.Width: 5.00 (in)Height: 7.00 (in)Depth: 2.00 (in)