Source: White willow
Latin Name: Salix alba L
Extract part: bark
Active Ingredient :FerulicSalicin
Identification measure :HPLC
Appearance: Fine white powder
Country of origin:P.R. China
White Willow Bark Extract (Salicin) is an alcoholic β-glucoside. Salicin is an anti-inflammatory agent that is produced from willow bark. It is also found in castoreum, which was used as an analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antipyretic. The activity of castoreum has been credited to the accumulation of salicin from willow trees in the beaver””s diet, which is transformed to salicylic acid and has an action very similar to aspirin. Salicin is closely related in chemical make-up to aspirin. When consumed, the acetalic etherbridge is broken down.
1.Applied in food field, it””s used as food additive with the function of lengthening life.
2.Applied in pharmaceutical field, it is frequently used as medicine supplement or OTCs ingredients and owns good efficacy for treatment of cancer and cardio-cerebrovascular disease.
3.Applied in cosmetics, it can delay aging and prevent UV radiation.