White Willow Complex contains a powerful blend of white willow, boswellia, and superfood antioxidants that synergistically work together to help with joint and muscle discomfort. For thousands of years, white willow bark has been used across many cultures to help support pain and inflammation. It’s properties make it a more natural alternative to the common nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
Some of it’s key features include:
- Supporting Healthy Cytokine Balance
- Helps Support Joint Comfort
- Strong Antioxidant Properties
Designed to Support Inflammatory Balance and Joint Discomfort
- Salicin (from White Willow Bark) – helps support eicosanoid and cytokine balance and to help relieve discomfort.
- Boswellia Serrata Extract – is ten times more concentrated than ordinary B serrata. Boswellia serrata is an ayurvedic herb that helps maintain healthy metabolism by reducing the activity of unfavorable enzymes.
- High ORAC Berry Blend – This bioflavonoid-rich berry powder provides strong antioxidant support. It is a blend of blueberries, strawberries, escobillo, and cranberries, along with grape and pomegranate extracts.
Does Not Contain: Wheat, gluten, yeast, soy, animal and dairy products, fish, shellfish, peanuts, tree nuts, egg, ingredients derived from genetically modified organisms (GMOs), artificial colors, artificial sweeteners, and artificial preservatives.
Suggested Use: Take (2) capsules with at least 8oz of water. Contents may be removed from the capsule and taken by spoon immediately after mixing with a small amount of tepid water.
Caution: Individuals taking medication should discuss potential interactions with their healthcare professional.
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