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How will white willow help a chronic backache?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Her the story

The bark of white willow contains salicin, which is a chemical similar to Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid).
It is thought to be responsible for the pain relieving and anti-inflammatory effects of the herb. In fact, in the 1800s, salicin was used to develop aspirin.

In brief: Her the story

The bark of white willow contains salicin, which is a chemical similar to Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid).
It is thought to be responsible for the pain relieving and anti-inflammatory effects of the herb. In fact, in the 1800s, salicin was used to develop aspirin.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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