Re: Willow bark rooting hormone
- Subject: Re: Willow bark rooting hormone
- From: Terry Mc Chesney <Terrykmc@CHARTER.NET>
- Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2004 17:17:29 -0700
Barry you are right on both counts, Terry
----- Original Message -----
From: "Barry Roth" <barry_roth@YAHOO.COM>
Sent: Thursday, September 16, 2004 5:11 PM
Subject: Re: Willow bark rooting hormone
> 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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