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In 1763 Edmund Stone , an English clergyman, reported to the Royal Society the isolation of yellow, needle-shaped crystals from the bark of willow trees ( Salix alba ): sali cin •M ixture of two compounds: one of them he lped reduce pain, fever and inflammation. Miracle drug •S ide effects: very unp leasant taste, produced nausea and acute stomach irritation. Salicylic acid In 1898 , Felix Hoffmann, employee of a major German chemical firm, converted this compound into a different substance, which reverted back to the original once it was in the body, reducing the side effects in the stomach. -Very low tox
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Salicylic acid + Acetic acid + H 2 O -works in the bra
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