Plant Based Medicine of the Ancient World, the First Synthesized Medication, the Advent of Acetylsalicylic Acid (Aspirin), the Etymology of Aspirin, the Discovery of Why Acetylsalicylic Acid Inhibits Pain, French Chemist Louis Pasteur Helping to Pasteurize Milk and Keep Silkworms Alive, Pasteur Inventing New Methods of Husbandry, Pasteur Studying Immunology, Italian Astronomer Galileo Galilei’s Discovery of Pendulums, the Concept of Clarke Orbit, English Mathematician Sir Isaac Newton’s Contribution of Squared Values Within Physics, and How Gravity Works

Since the ancient world, physicians have soaked the bark of willow trees and other plant materials to create a tea which can relieve pain. In the 19th century, it was discovered that salicylic acid was the cause for the teas analgesia. In 1859, German chemist Hermann Kolbe worked out a method to artificially synthesize salicylic acid within the laboratory. This medication unfortunately caused stomach issues for many people but in 1897, German researcher Felix Hoffmann who had arthritis himself a...

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