Willow bark, the bark of several varieties of willow tree, has been used for centuries as a pain reliever. The active ingredient in the medicine made from willow bark is called salicin. The white willow bark extract showed similar properties as aspirin and turned out much safer.
Relieves pain, headaches, has anti-inflammatory properties, it can be used to treat osteoarthritis, joint pains, rheumatoid arthritis, and other musculoskeletal pains.
All of this makes the white willow bark extract an ideal substitute for regular analgesic or anti-inflammatory drugs.