Musk Willow Water

Face Spray / Drink - Skin Health Keratolytics / Digestion (Iran Origin)
100-250ml (3.51-18.45 fl .oz) Water

Musk Willow (Salix Aegyptiaca). Musk Willow is an Ancestral Medicinal Plant growing in Iran. The Musk Willow thrives in Iran and was used as an ingredient in many tonics and healthy drinks. It does not tolerate the full shade and often grows in open ground, on the edge of forests or secluded forests, and along beaches, rivers, lakes and roads. Fresh bark contains salicylates on average about 0.5%, tannins, the leaves contain flavonoids such as rutin (Vitamin P), cinnaroside, quercetin and levotolin. Choose a freshing natural Face Spray or the 250ml Bottle with Wooden Eco Lid for making drinks, taking neat or as refill to the Face Spray.

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Ancient Purity presents Musk Willow Water... Musk Willow Water has many heart-strengthening properties and is very suitable and effective for maintaining its health, and also reduces fever and has antipyretic properties. Musk willow water strengthens the nervous system and leaves decoction with honey calms the nerves. Musk Willow Water also can be used in conjucntion with tonics for neurological health, mnetal well-being and relaxing feelings around the body. Musk Willow Water strengthens the heart, nerves and is known as a sexual stimulant. This herb also strengthens the digestive system and increases appetite.  

Musk Willow Water has a wonderful aroma and taste, so it is used a lot in Iranian households. To balance the nature of food, after eating a spicy and hot food, you can use a small amount of it. People who struggle to eat can also boost their appetite by consuming some musk willow water. Too much can cause laxative effects which can be useful sometimes. It is believed that Musk Willow Water has many health benefits and it’s delicious in drinks.

Musk Willow Water - Information & Points to Research

  • Clean, Traceable & Effective.
  • Sourced from Iran.
  • Used since Ancient Times.
  • Heart-Strengthening Properties.
  • Sexual Stimulant.
  • Ice Tea Addition.
  • Skin Health & Beauty.
  • Make Delicious Tonics & Elixirs.
  • Strengthens the Digestive System & Increases Appetite.
  • Contains Selenium, Zinc & Copper.
  • High Iron content. 
  • Rich in Keratolytics.
  • Helps Relieve Heatstroke.

Add Musk Willow Water to Tea for an Ancient Taste & Aroma

The Nature of Musk Willow Water

In traditional medicine, the use of herbal waters is highly recommended. One of the most important things to consider in this regard is their nature. People have different temperaments. Traditional medicine believes that eating cold foods causes illness for people who have a cold temper. Before you try different foods, you should get acquainted with your temperament. You can see a traditional healer. By knowing your temperament, you can choose foods and drinks that are compatible with your physical condition. The nature of Musk Willow Water is cold and wet, so it has many properties in summer and helps relieve heatstroke. People, who have a hot and dry temperament, by consuming it, help maintain the balance of their body. Consumption of Musk Willow Water relieves headaches caused by hot flashes. Its consumption helps to calm the nerves and create relaxation. This Musk willow water strengthens sexual power and reduces high fever.

Traditional and herbal waters have been used for thousands of years to treat and cure many diseases. Musk willow water is one of the most fragrant and useful types. This plant is rich in nutrients and promotes genereal well-being. Musk Willow Water is high in iron and folic acid and is good for people with anaemia, but taking too much of it can make anaemia worse. It is also believed that it relieves fever, nervousness, chronic low mood, rheumatism and neuralgia (pain in a nerve pathway). Willow bark has been used throughout the centuries, and continues to be used today for the treatment of pain (particularly osteoarthritis and low back pain), headache, and inflammatory conditions, such as tendinitis and bursitis. Pregnant women, children and those with hypoglycemia should not consume Musk Willow Water without consulting a doctor.

Drink and Apply Musk Willow Water for Skin Health

Properties of Musk Willow Water for the Skin

The appearance of the skin is very important for many people, and the high content of antioxidant compounds found in musk willow water can have a major impact on the health of the skin. Whether applied topically or consumed, Musk Willow Water can increase blood flow to the skin due to its antioxidants, while also reducing the appearance of wrinkles and age marks. Furthermore, it can eliminate inflammation in the skin and ease the pain of insect bites and irritation. Musk Willow Water contains a lot of keratolytics (Compounds that break down the outer layers of the skin and can decrease the thickness of psoriatic plaques). It repairs skin lesions and removes dead skin cells. People with open pores on their face can both drink Musk Willow Water and mix it with water and apply it on their skin with a clean cotton ball.

The compounds in Musk Willow Water shrink open pores and remove impurities from the skin of the face. Salicylic acid in Musk willow water reduces skin oil secretion and dissolves blackheads. Thanks to its anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidative properties, Musk Willow Water offers more skin benefits worth noting: It gently exfoliates, calms redness, reduces oiliness and the signs of ageing. Musk Willow Water orally prevents the pimples and acne and makes the skin smooth and clear after a while. Detoxification and blood purification is another property of Musk willow water for liver and facial skin. Musk Willow Water orally treats the pain caused by sports injuries, headaches, joint pains and back pain.

Musk Willow Water Gives

May Reduce Fever…One of the most important potentially anti-inflammatory properties of Musk Willow Water is in the reduction of fevers. Fevers are a symptom of an infection in the body, but reducing a fever or breaking it is important to speed up the healing process and get the organs working normally again. It has been used to treat fevers since ancient times.

Might Soothe Stomach Issues…The high content of tannins can help soothe the stomach and prevent gastrointestinal distress during other illnesses or periods of a weakened immune system. Willow Musk Water can be slow-acting, its effects can be long-lasting, making it an effective herbal remedy to occasionally add to your health regimen, but it should not be consumed daily unless advised by a doctor or trained herbalist.

May Alleviate Menstruation Problems…For many women who suffer from abnormally heavy periods or severe menstrual symptoms, taking a small glass of Musk Willow Water can do wonders for everything from period pains and cramping to mood swings and unnecessary stress hormones in the body. The water’s relaxing characteristics are particularly good in these circumstances, as they can help re-balance hormones in a woman’s body.

May Help Reduce Migraines…If you suffer from chronic headaches and migraines, you might be able to benefit significantly from the potentially pain-relieving qualities of Musk Willow Water. It can help eliminate migraines by possibly lowering the blood pressure in the small capillaries and blood vessels in the head, easing pressure, and relieving those painful, debilitating symptoms. It can also be used as a preventive method for regular headaches.

Thriving in the Mountainous Iranian Countryside

Musk Willow Water… Closing Thoughts

Used since Ancient Times to relieve fever (antipyretic), Musk Willow Water is an herbal laxative that also strengthens the heart, nerves and it might provide stimulating sexual powers. This herb strengthens the digestive system and increases appetite which is beneficial for people having trouble feeling hungry. Perhaps its most known benefit is skin health. You can add some honey to Musk Willow Water which might help to calm the nerves. High amounts of phenols and flavonoids such as gallic acid, caffeic acid, myricetin, catechin, quercetin as well as salicin, are reported from the leaves of this wonderful plant. Musk Willow’s extracts and essential oils are important areas in drug development with some pharmacological activities in the Middle East, especially in Iran.

Due to the easy collection of the plant, being widespread and also its remarkable biological activities, this plant has become both food and medicine in Iran. Apart from its use in confectionary, flavourful syrup and fragrance additive, it has been part of traditional medicine since ancient times. The extract from different parts of this plant such as bark and leaves have shown to exert beneficial effects, as laxative, cardioprotective, nervonic, sedative, hypnotic, somnolent, aphrodisiac, orexoiogenic, carnative, gastroprotector, anthelmintic and vermifuge. Supplied by Ancient Purity, now, Musk Willow Water is available in the UK and Europe.

''Walking on willow tree roads by a river dappled with peach blossoms, I look for spring light, but am everywhere lost. Birds fly up and scatter floating catkins. A ponderous wave of flowers sags the branches.'' - Wang Wei

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  • Musk Willow Water.
  • Add a dash to Elixirs and tonics, properties can be harnessed further when used with Honey.
  • Can be used alone but best added to drinks.
  • For an invigorating drink mix with Mint Leaf, Saffron Oil, Honey, Basil Seeds and Pure boiling water, stir and top with Rose buds.

Warning: Do not use if Pregnant, not recommended for children. If you have severe hypoglycemia, you should not drink Musk willow water as you may become lethargic and weak.

  • Brand: Ancient Purity.
  • Size: 100-250ml (3.51-18.45 fl .oz).
  • Container: Miron Glass Bottle.
  • Estimated shelf life from purchase: 1 - 2 years.
  • Storage: Keep in a cool dry place, keep out of reach of children.

Scientific Articles

Frontiers in Pharmacology - Phytochemistry, Pharmacology and Medicinal Uses of Plants of the Genus Salix: An Updated Review

Scielo Brazil - Chemical composition and effect of an essential oil of Salix aegyptiaca L., Salicaceae, (musk willow) in hypercholesterolemic rabbit model

Dermatology & Therapy - Keratolytics and Emollients and Their Role in the Therapy of Psoriasis: a Systematic Review

Frontiers - Biological Function of Plant Tannin and Its Application in Animal Health

Journal of Nutritional Science - Flavonoids: an overview

Supporting Scientific Research

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