salicin

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sal·i·cin

(sal'i-sin),
A glucoside of o-hydroxybenzylalcohol, obtained from the bark of several species of Salix (willow) and Populus (poplar); salicin is hydrolyzed to glucose and saligenin (salicyl alcohol); formerly used in rheumatoid arthritis.

salicin

(săl′ĭ-sĭn)
n.
A bitter glucoside, C13H18O7, obtained mainly from the bark of poplar and willow trees and formerly used as an analgesic.
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Comments: Extracted from organically-cultivated plant material and contains ~100ppm salacin as the targeted active.
Doctors had been using the natural version, an extract of willow bark called salacin, for over a thousand years but Hoffman's version was easier to take and had fewer side-effects.
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