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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Willow Bark and Aspirin

When symptoms relief is needed would you choose herbal alternatives or synthesized clones?

  • Fifth century B.C., Hippocrates wrote about a bitter powder extracted from willow bark that relieved aches pains and reduced fevers.
  • In the 1700s, scientist Reverend Edmund Stone wrote of the success with willow bark to cure "agues" or fevers with aches.
With a bit of detective work scientists identified salicin as the part of willow bark that was (1) bitter and (2) good for fever and pain. … [Dr. Frankenstein enters the building]

Acetyl Salicylic Acid, the active ingredient in aspirin is a synthetic derivative of salicin, which occurs naturally in the willow tree.
 The TONIC Nutritional Garlic Supplement is made from a centuries-old recipe originally taken seasonally to prevent colds and flu. The combination of organic ingredients contains the power of raw garlic and no unpleasant residue formulated to help maintain Good Health, Naturally.
This is not medicine or medical advice. Supplements may react adversely with synthetic drugs.
Consult doctor for all health concerns.

1 comment:

  1. Didn't know about baby aspirin thanks for the informative materials.