Aspirin: The Incredible Painkiller

Aspirin: The Incredible Painkiller

Ancient Egyptians used the bark of the willow tree to soothe aches and pains. The main constituent of the bark was salicylic acid, which helped in bringing down body temperature and reducing inflammations. Aspirin came into being in the late 1980s, when Felix Hoffmann, a German chemist, used acetylsalicylic acid to relieve his father of

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