Zane’s Learned

Review

“Science and your Health “by Rebecca Weber

Copy right – Compass Point Books (2005)

Aspirin

willow-tree

Zane learned that long ago doctors used plants to try to help people feel better. Sometimes the plants actually helped. Today, doctors used many medicines derived from plants to help people. For Example:  Aspirin is useful in the relief of headache and muscle and joint aches, this pain relief medicine made from the bark of the willow plant.

Facts – Between 460 B.C and 377 B.C.Hippocrates prescribes leaves and bark from a willow tree (contains salicylic acid) to relieve fever and pain including labour pains. Learn more here

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