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1) Purity: 98%
2) CAS no. : 138-52-3
3) Herb source: bark of white willow
4) Synonyms: Salix alba L.
5) Molecular formula: C13H18O7
6) Molecular weight: 286.27
Pharmacology:The bark of the white willow tree is a source of salicin and other
salicylate compounds, which are similar in structure to aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) . Native Americans are thought to have used ground willowbark and bark steeped for tea as a medicinal remedy for everything frompain relief to fevers. Today, white willow bark is often used as a natural alternative to aspirin, while one of the most common uses in dietary supplements is as an adjunctfor weight loss.