Sir Joseph Lister, Bt. and Listerine

Listerine is an antiseptic mouthwash, but where does the name originate? It is named for a person:¬†Joseph Lister, 1st Baron Lister, also known as the Father of Modern Surgery. Until he entered the field of medicine, the popular theory of infection was not due to bacteria but “bad air”. At the time, surgeons would not […]