Salicin is a β-glucoside compound derived from the bark of willow trees and has been used as an anti-flammatory agent. The chemical structure of salicin is similar to aspirin and was used during its initial development in the 1800's. Salicin is freely soluble in water (25 mg/mL).
|References||Ehrlich, Steven D., NMD. "Willow Bark." Rev. of Herbal Drugs and Phytopharmaceuticals. Complementary Medicine (2010): 1. Print|