Where does the raw material for aspirin come from?
The raw material for aspirin comes from the bark of the white willow tree. The medicinal use was first discovered in 1763.
the bark of a willow tree edit: Technically, the willow tree contains a substance called salicylic acid which is a raw and unrefined equivalent to aspirin. The willow tree is also considered or referred to as the "Aspirin Tree". Willow was given to people who experienced pain, fever, and even those who went through child birthing labour.