White willow is helpful for horse that suffer from rheumatism, arthritis, connective tissue inflammation, fevers, colic, cramp and also very useful for addressing pain.
The major constituent of Willow Bark is Salicin which converts to salicylic acid in the body.
This is one of the original sources of aspirin.
In its herbal form willow is a gentler, but more effective equine therapy.
As with aspirin Willow Bark will reduce fevers, joint and muscle inflammation and benefit the heart