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Willow Tree Bark for Natural Pain Relief + Willow Bark Tea Recipe
Episode 35th July 2023 • Herbs with Rosalee • Rosalee de la Forêt
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Willow tree bark is a fantastic herb for natural pain relief! Backaches, muscular soreness, headaches, arthritis…these are just some of the complaints willow can help you with. But, as with any herb, you need to know how to work with it safely and effectively. 

Join me in this episode to find out how you can work with willow tree bark when inflammatory and musculoskeletal pain is bringing you (or a loved one) down. 

I’m sharing a recipe for willow bark tea so you can easily have your own willow bark medicine right at your fingertips. (Don’t miss downloading your free, printable recipe card with all the details!) I’ll also show you a great way to apply this powerful tea topically… it’s wonderful for cooling and soothing itchy rashes like poison ivy, poison oak, and eczema! 

After listening in, you’ll know:

► Why willow is safer than aspirin

► How to choose the willow you make medicine with

► Who should avoid taking willow bark

Show snippet: 

“Willow is one of our most generous plants, offering us pain relief, digestive and skin support, baskets, and even a bit of shade to rest under.”


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On the podcast, we explore the many ways plants heal, as food, as medicine, and through nature connection. Each week, I focus on a single seasonal plant and share trusted herbal knowledge so that you can get the best results when using herbs for your health.

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Rosalee is an herbalist and author of the bestselling book Alchemy of Herbs: Transform Everyday Ingredients Into Foods & Remedies That Heal and co-author of the bestselling book Wild Remedies: How to Forage Healing Foods and Craft Your Own Herbal Medicine. She's a registered herbalist with the American Herbalist Guild and teaches many popular online courses. Read about how Rosalee went from having a terminal illness to being a bestselling author in her full story here