11 May '11, 1pm

Did you know the bark of the willow tree has been used for centuries as an unrefined equivalent to aspirin? #WED2011

Did you know the bark of the willow tree has been used for centuries as an unrefined equivalent to aspirin? #WED2011

So what has a tree done for me lately? EUROPE Willow The aspirin tree Did you know that the bark of the willow tree has been used for centuries as an unrefined equivalent to aspirin, and has been given to people who experience pain and fever? While you are soothing your fever, you might as well put a spoonful of the sweet honey from the flowers of the willow tree in your tea. Read more »

Full article: http://www.unep.org/wed/tree-a-day/willow.asp

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