Monday, April 6, 2009

Trivia Monday

Willow Tree
Willow bark, which provides the salicylic acid from which aspirin was originally synthesized, has been used as a pain remedy ever since the Greeks discovered its therapeutic power nearly 2,500 years ago.

3 comments:

Darla said...

Interesting our plants!!

A Brit in Tennessee said...

Well, who would have thunk it ?
You learn something everyday. Thank you !

Shellmo said...

Something I did not know! Thanks!