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Common Name: White Poplar | Scientific Name: Populus Alba

Family Name: Salicaceae


Balm of Gilead, or white poplar, is rich in compounds similar to aspirin. This explains its long use as an anti-inflammatory. But, beyond that, it contains something that stimulates the body to heightened healing, be that a cut or a damaged joint. Aspirin Plus you might say.

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