White Willow Bark is commonly used to soothe headaches, break fevers, and reduce aches and pains and swelling in arthritic joints. Also, it is beneficial for cancer, heartburn, infections, and neuralgia. It is used in dyspepsia connected with the debility of the digestive organs. As an astringent, it has been used for internal bleeding and as a diuretic for gouty and rheumatic problems. If you are pregnant or nursing, please check with your physician before using. Individuals who are allergic to salicylates should avoid White Willow Bark.