Willowbark is a fairly common medicine. It is used for aches.

Tam and Rand keep some willowbark among their bags of medicines.[1] Mat, who keeps willowbark in his saddlebags, offers willowbark tea to Perrin after he speaks to the wolves.[2] Nynaeve tells Thom to ask Rendra for willowbark or acem to relieve his bruised head.[3] Nynaeve used willowbark after channeling too much at Algarin Pendaloan's manor.[4]

Parallels Edit

Willow bark has been used for thousands of years and contains a chemical similar to aspirin.[5]


  1. The Eye of the World, Chapter 5
  2. The Great Hunt, Chapter 14
  3. The Shadow Rising, Chapter 52
  4. Knife of Dreams, Chapter 20

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