How Was Aspirin Discovered?

Josh Welch

IllustrationIt is hard to imagine a world without common pain and fever management medications like Aspirin, Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen. 

These life changing drugs were discovered relatively recently, but some of the plants they are derived from have been in use for centuries. 

This very interesting Ted-Ed video explores the history of the discovery of Aspirin and how it has changed our lives. 

After you check out the video leave a comment to let me know what you thought!