Other Names: Bid, Salix, Willow, Saule
Botanical Information: From the Willow family; It is a tall or dwarf tree that usually grows near water. In winter, it sheds its leaves. Evergreens are rare. Its fruits are in capsule form. There are about 35 species in our country. It is used in home remedies.
Known Composition: Branch barks contain salicin glycoside and tannin.
It reduces fever and stops diarrhea. It stops bleeding.
It kills germs and stimulates appetite.
It gives strength to the body.
It relieves rheumatism pain.
It helps lower the bladder stones.
It relieves insomnia. It calms the nerves.
It regulates menstrual bleeding.