Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Did You Know....

... That a man by the name of Edward Stone discovered salicylate?

He chewed on a piece of willow bark and realised that it had analgesic effects. The bark's active ingredient was isolated in 1827. It was named salicin which comes from the Greek word 'salix' which means willow.

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