Willow (Salix spp.) some varieties Native

Willow (Salix spp.) some varieties

Parts used: bark, leaves

Medicinal uses: Formerly used to staunch internal bleeding as an astringent. Tea made from the dried bark is used against fever, flu, rheumatism, headaches, and other minor pain. By reducing sweating, white willow helps hot flashes and night sweats.

Cautions: Do not use if sensitive to aspirin. Do not take if pregnant or nursing (Chevallier 129).

Willow Salix spp

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