• Simple phenolics (e.g. salicyclates: salicin)
• Tincture (1:5 in 25% EtOH): 3-6 ml tid
• Decoction (dried herb): 1-2 tsp tid
Contraindications: Pregnancy and lactation; safety has not yet been established with respect to salicylates.
Cautions: Salicyclate (aspirin) sensitivity, children (Reye's syndrome).
High doses: May lead to metabolic acidosis with compensatory respiratory alkalosis.
• Anticoagulants (Coumadin) - Caution: theoretically it may increasing bleeding time due to salicyclates.
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