Food and Medicinal Uses:
Contains a compound similar to the medicinal ingredient in aspirin, and is used for pain relief.
Treats inflammation, fever, stomach ailment and digestive problems, headaches, arthritis, and rheumatism.
Strong and flexible wood is used for a variety of purposes.
Supple branches are used for rope.
Inner bark swisted into twine or string for different types of nets.
CAUTION: People who are sensitive to aspirin should not use willow.