Willow. Properties. Medicinal Plants

Willow (Salix alba)
Since ancient times was considered properties to this plant for colds, fever, joint pains and flu.

Willow Properties
* Willow brings salicilina content (salicin), monobenzoilsalicina-benzoic acid by hydrolysis and saligenin, glycosides, tannins.
* Salicylic acid content is enhanced by the other active ingredients that give it its analgesic, antipyretic and sudorific.
* The willow com plays its role in stimulating sweating colds accompanied by fever.
* It also enhances the anti-infectious action and is also a good blood cleanser quickly eliminating the toxins produced.
* Another of the active ingredients of the sauce are ethylamine, vitamin C, Rubin, sambunigrina and mucilages, which are responsible for its diaphoretic action, sudorific, retoxicante and emollient.
* These principles contained in the sauce makes it excellent for the treatment of influenza (fever syndromes: flu, colds) and infectious conditions, nervous disorders, rheumatism, skin irritation.
* It is used successfully in the treatment of migraine, lumbago and various algias.
* Excellent febrifuge.
* For his is an excellent astringent tannins.

Contraindications of Willow
- No PLS USE dosage forms containing alcohol to children under two years or people with ethyl.
- Hypersensitivity to salicylates.
- Avoid use people with ulcers, disorders of blood clotting deficiency, active bleeding or treated with salicylic acid derivatives or other anticoagulants.

Side Effects of
- For people who are hypersensitive to their active ingredients can cause allergic reactions (rhinitis, asthma, urticaria).

Toxicity: 0 - 1 - 2 - 3
- As with any medicinal plants that can be taken in tincture or fluid extract should always be kept in mind the alcohol content.

(0 = none, 1 = something toxic, 2 = toxic, 3 = very toxic)

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