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Rhumatoid Arthritis 

Basket Willow; Crack Willow; European Willow; Liu-zhi; Purple Willow; Pussy Willow; Salix; Salix alba; Salix fragilis; S... 

Rheumatoid arthritis happens when the body's own defense system doesn't work properly. It affects joints, bones, and organs--often the hands and feet. You may feel sick or tired, and you may have a fever.

The White Willow is a willow native to Europe, and western and central Asia. It is a large deciduous tree up to 20-30 m tall. The name derives from the leaves, which are paler than most other willows, due to a covering of very fine silky white hairs. The leaves are typically 5-10 cm long and 1-1.5 cm wide. The shoots in the typical variety (var. alba) are brown to green-brown. The flowers are catkins, produced in early spring.


Rheumatoid Arthritis as related to White Willow