White willow grows in Ukraine, Siberia, some parts of Russia (European part), Central Asia, and Belarus. White willow can be also found in Kazakhstan and in the Caucasus. The tree mostly grows near lakes and rivers. White willow blossoms from April till May. Rind, flowers and leaves of white willow are used to make decoctions.
White willow in dentistry and against diseases of the mouth cavity. Decoction of white willow rind can be used every day as a mouthwash. This decoction will also help to treat gum bleeding, parodontosis, stomatitis, gingivitis, quinsy, and other inflammatory processes in the mouth cavity and in the throat.