Re: Willow bark rooting hormone
- Subject: Re: Willow bark rooting hormone
- From: Barry Roth <barry_roth@YAHOO.COM>
- Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2004 17:11:02 -0700
I'm no chemist but a teeny bit of a linguist, and I bet the "salic-" in
salicylic acid (aspirin) relates to "Salix," Latin for willow. Was the
compound first discovered in willows?
--- Carolyn Schaffner <drsnooks@BUFFNET.NET> wrote:
> The indolebutyric acid is related to and has similar properties to our
> common asprin as a medicine, so white willow is used as a pain reliever
> as a tea.
> Carolyn Schaffner in soggy Buffalo, NY
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